Archive for May 29th, 2011

The True Goal

“God is the true goal of all longing, all desire and all love.”

-St Maximos the Confessor

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”During the air strike two civilian houses were targeted, which killed 14 civilians, and six others were wounded,” a government statement said. The statement said the dead included five girls, seven boys and two women.

More: http://www.smh.com.au/world/at-least-14-civilians-killed-in-nato-air-strike-in-afghanistan-20110529-1fawl.html#ixzz1NmxqwYR1

And more: http://news.antiwar.com/2011/05/29/nato-strikes-kill-32-afghan-civilians-and-20-police/

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“G. K. Chesterton was born on this day in 1874. He stands out as one of the most jovial and brilliant apologists for the Christian faith of the early twentieth century. In these times when religiosity either burns with extremist severity or barely simmers at all, Chesterton’s Orthodoxy registers as something very special. In it, he defends wonder, good conduct, free will, and a belief in God whose greatest secret is mirth. His writing is aglimmer with astonishment over the adventure of life.”

More: http://www.spiritualityandpractice.com/days/features.php?id=15652

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Click here for the context: http://doctordavidtennant.tumblr.com/ost/5321318141/two-churches-located-across-the-street-from-each-other

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