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Even Stronger Next Time- Comprehensive programing in the Philippines builds resilience for the future
By Sara Delaney We landed in Tacloban early on a Thursday morning, setting down on an airfield full of military planes and white UN tents. On the half-hour drive from the airport to where we would be staying, my mind tried to take in the new landscape. Where buildings and houses had once stood,
We all know that Mary rode a donkey as she and Joseph traveled from Nazareth to Bethlehem . And all women who have given birth can truly appreciate the value of that donkey, given the 80-mile journey in the ninth month of pregnancy. Now more than 2,000 years later, donkeys are
Recently, I became involved in a lengthy discussion of health care. But it had nothing to do with the current back-and-forth in this country. Our guest was Dr. Daniella Flamenco, a soft-spoken 36 year-old physician with a quick smile. She runs the health program of the Episcopal Diocese of
For those of us from liturgical traditions, time is a sacred thing. It is Advent, more than any other season that drives this home for us. It is our New Year in church time. We mark each day with special calendars and each week with candles on a wreath. We read prophets who set our hearts on the