REFLECTION: An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind

by John Dear, Pax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace That Friday evening I was just beginning to lead a weekend retreat at the Kirkridge Retreat Center in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, when we received word about the terrorist attacks in Paris. Like everyone else, we were grief-stricken, but we regrouped and became even more determined to … Continue reading REFLECTION: An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind

REFLECTION: At the National Elephant Park (South Africa journey, part four)

by John Dear From King William’s Town we drove along the beautiful countryside of the Eastern Cape, pass Grahamstown and Paterson into Addo National Elephant Park. Created in 1931 after elephants were nearly hunted to extinction, the park grew to nine square miles in the early 1960s. Today it has over 1,127 square miles with … Continue reading REFLECTION: At the National Elephant Park (South Africa journey, part four)