Posts made in April, 2012

Yesterday’s dead tomorrow’s unborn By: Lindsay D.

Posted by on Apr 15, 2012

Yesterday’s dead tomorrow’s unborn So there’s nothing to fear And nothing to mourn For all that has passed And all that has been Can never return To be lived once again And what lies ahead Or the things that will be Are still in God’s hands So they’re not up to me To live in the future That is the unknown For the past and the present We claim as our own So all I need to do Is live for today And trust I’ll be shown The truth and the way For it’s only the memory Of the things that have been And expecting tomorrow To bring trouble again That fills my today...

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Quote of Hope- Our Call

Posted by on Apr 13, 2012

Quote of Hope- Our Call

“We are not called by God to do extraordinary things, but to do ordinary things with extraordinary love. ” ― Jean Vanier

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The Wisdom of Jean Vanier: Creating Community

Posted by on Apr 13, 2012

“A community is only being created when its members accept that they are not going to achieve great things, that they are not going to be heroes, but simply live each day with new hope, like children, in wonderment as the sun rises and in thanksgiving as it sets. Community is only being created when they have recognized that the greatness of man is to accept his insignificance, his human condition and his earth, and to thank God for having put in a finite body the seeds of eternity which are visible in small and daily gestures of love and forgiveness. The beauty of man is in this fidelity...

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The Wisdom of Jean Vanier: Bringing a Community Alive

Posted by on Apr 13, 2012

The Wisdom of Jean Vanier: Bringing a Community Alive

“Many people are good at talking about what they are doing, but in fact do little. Others do a lot but don’t talk about it; they are the ones who make a community live.”― Jean Vanier

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Dismas

Posted by on Apr 11, 2012

Dismas

We pray for the continued growth of the Dismas Fellowships. That they continue to offer a safe and welcoming environment to ex-prisoners, their families  and volunteers.  

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