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TRUE COLORS, Part 3

by Doe West  [Note from Kathie: this is post 3 in a four part series  by Dr. Doe West,  award-winning psychologist and pastor. THIS I CAN PROVE: Trees actually begin to show their true colors in autumn. Here’s why: The four … Continue reading

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Gaza: Time to take sides

The news out of Gaza has been horrendous, overwhelming, tragic, heart-breaking. Death upon death. Destruction after destruction. Loss of life; losses for families, communities, the human race. It is easy to feel rage and horror, depression and defeat. Will the … Continue reading

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Truth & Reconciliation, Part II, by Ross Caputi

 Our philosophy at Islah is that the goal of a reconciliation project must not be merely to end violence and mend feelings and attitudes between an oppressor and an oppressed group. The absence of violence with the persistence of injustice is … Continue reading

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