Monthly Archives: October 2013

Transformers

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Fantasy “transformers” are usually robots or other creatures that make radical shape-changing and other drastic modifications from one form into another. The most common real-life transformers are those that take very high-voltage electricity and change it to the level that is usable in our homes and places of work. We are not likely to think… Read more »

When the Places Are Thinnest

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There is a moment during every work day when I am most receptive to the Divine. It happens right around 10am. I’ve finished all my email for the moment. I’ve downed a cup of coffee. My to-do list is yet to be tackled. Some things are complete. Others are yet to begin. I am Jonah… Read more »

Kinship

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This piece, by National Board Member Jim Haggerty, is a reflection on the spiritual readings and guide being used by IVC volunteers across the country.   In Chapter One of Greg Boyle’s book, Tattoos on the Heart, pp 26-27, a fifteen-year old boy, Rigo, at a county detention center tells his story.  It is a… Read more »

Happy New Year!

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Happy New Year! No, it is not that day we celebrate with champagne and football each January 1. It is the beginning of a new year of service for all IVC regions across the United States and we celebrate a bit differently. First of all, the IVC New Year follows a traditional academic calendar beginning… Read more »