EXCERPT: From Jim Forest, Sr. Mary Evelyn Jegen in her own words, on benevolent glancing

This is an extract from an interview with Mary Evelyn Jegen that I made sometime in the mid-80s and published (not sure the date) in “Reconciliation International,” the journal of the International Fellowship of Reconciliation . – Jim Forest Benevolent Glancing A news item about Pope John Paul’s visit to Southeast Asia a few years … Continue reading EXCERPT: From Jim Forest, Sr. Mary Evelyn Jegen in her own words, on benevolent glancing

LENT 2014: Reflection for the First Sunday of Lent, March 9th

by Jim Forest Genesis 2:7-9, 3:1-7 | Romans 5:12-19 | Matthew 4:1-11 "All these kingdoms I bestow on you if you prostrate yourself in homage to me." (Matthew 4:10) Jesus' last temptation was to trade worship for power. Satan is shown as a power broker. His message: "Center your life on the prince of worldly … Continue reading LENT 2014: Reflection for the First Sunday of Lent, March 9th