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Post by Joe Parrish » Mon May 23, 2016 9:27 pm

Rescued hummingbird is amazing--taught to fly with a hair dryer!

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Post by Caroline » Tue May 24, 2016 10:43 am

Absolutely fantastic! :flowerface:
Kindness is underrated.

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Post by Joe Parrish » Tue May 24, 2016 5:09 pm

THE WORLD'S BIGGEST REFUGEE CAMP

An aerial view shows makeshift shelters at the Dagahaley camp in Dadaab, near the Kenya-Somalia border in Garissa County, Kenya. About 350,000 or so Somalis live in the sprawling camp. The Kenyan government opened Dadaab camp, designed for 90,000 refugees, in 1991 as a temporary solution to the civil war across the border.

http://www.reuters.com/news/picture/the ... =USRTSFL7O
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Post by Joe Parrish » Tue May 24, 2016 5:21 pm

Kenya will close world's biggest refugee camp this year

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-human ... SKCN0YE2E8
Joe Parrish wrote:THE WORLD'S BIGGEST REFUGEE CAMP

An aerial view shows makeshift shelters at the Dagahaley camp in Dadaab, near the Kenya-Somalia border in Garissa County, Kenya. About 350,000 or so Somalis live in the sprawling camp. The Kenyan government opened Dadaab camp, designed for 90,000 refugees, in 1991 as a temporary solution to the civil war across the border.

http://www.reuters.com/news/picture/the ... =USRTSFL7O
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Post by Joe Parrish » Wed May 25, 2016 7:40 pm

Barna research on US - majority concerned about nation's moral condition

http://tinyurl.com/hhh8tte
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A majority of American adults across age group, ethnicity, gender, socioeconomic status and political ideology expresses concern about the nation’s moral condition—eight in 10 overall (80%). The proportion is closer to nine in 10 among Elders (89%) and Boomers (87%), while about three-quarters of Gen-Xers (75%) and Millennials (74%) report concern. Similarly, practicing Christians (90%) are more likely than adults of no faith (67%) or those who identify with a religious faith other than Christianity (72%) to say they are concerned about the moral condition of the nation.
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When it comes to faith groups, practicing Christians (83%), as one might expect, are much more likely to agree with the statement, “the Bible provides us with absolute moral truths which are the same for all people in all situations, without exception”, than others, especially those with no faith (28%). In fact, more than half of practicing Christians strongly agree (56%).
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Post by Joe Parrish » Sat May 28, 2016 11:02 pm

3 recent YouTube sermons:







at http://www.sjnj.net via @Joeichurch

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Post by Joe Parrish » Sun May 29, 2016 1:41 am

http://tinyurl.com/zg9p6vq is a draft of a reflection based on Luke 7:1-10, "And Jesus went with them".
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Post by Joe Parrish » Sun Jun 12, 2016 1:09 am

http://tinyurl.com/znj8jyb is a draft of a reflection based on Luke 7:36-50; 8:1-3, "Extravagant forgiveness, extravagant gratitude and generosity".
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Post by Joe Parrish » Sun Jun 19, 2016 6:23 am

http://tinyurl.com/gnrzmm3 is a draft of a reflection based on Luke 8:26-39, "Christ died for all".
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Post by Joe Parrish » Thu Jun 23, 2016 6:52 pm

http://tinyurl.com/zbat4z9 is a reflection for St. Alban, the first known British martyr, based on Matthew 10:34-42, “A cup of cold water”.
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Post by Joe Parrish » Sun Jun 26, 2016 3:26 am

http://tinyurl.com/h28egk6 is a draft of a reflection based on Luke 9:51-62, "Not looking back".
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Post by Joe Parrish » Fri Jul 01, 2016 3:26 pm

http://tinyurl.com/jr23x8o is a draft of a reflection for July 1, 2016, based on Matthew 23:1-12, "Consequences - Harriet Beecher Stowe".
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Post by Joe Parrish » Sun Jul 03, 2016 1:40 am

http://tinyurl.com/hhvldoo is a draft of a reflection based on Luke 10:1-11, 16-20, "Your names are written in heaven".
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Post by Joe Parrish » Wed Jul 06, 2016 4:13 pm

http://tinyurl.com/gkw89yt is a draft of a reflection based on Matthew 7:7-12, "The Golden Rule: Walter Rauchenbusch, William Gladen, and Jacob Reis".
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Post by Joe Parrish » Sat Jul 09, 2016 5:47 am

http://tinyurl.com/jn5zlef is a draft of a reflection based on Luke 10:25-37, "The Good Samaritan".
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Post by Joe Parrish » Mon Jul 11, 2016 3:10 am

http://tinyurl.com/hnb94ro is a draft of a reflection for July 11 based on Luke 14:27-33, "The Rule of Benedict: Benedict of Nursia".
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Post by Joe Parrish » Tue Jul 12, 2016 6:54 am

http://tinyurl.com/jx86hu3 is a reflection for July 12 based on John 13:31-35, "Nathan Soderblom, Archbishop of Sweden: Loving one another".
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Post by Joe Parrish » Thu Jul 14, 2016 5:30 am

http://tinyurl.com/hv9gcux is a draft of a reflection based on Luke 10:38-42, "Christ wants us to listen".
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Post by Joe Parrish » Mon Jul 18, 2016 3:58 pm

http://tinyurl.com/zal9khk is a draft of a reflection based on Matthew 10:26-31 for "Bartholome de las Casas: Freedom for all".
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Post by Joe Parrish » Tue Jul 19, 2016 7:30 am

http://tinyurl.com/hzt8zm3 is a draft of a homily for July 19 based on Matthew 11:27-30, "Macrina: sister, teacher, healer".
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Post by Joe Parrish » Wed Jul 20, 2016 11:34 pm

http://tinyurl.com/jerko65 is (ha--the actual url of) the draft of a reflection for July 22 based on John 20:11-18, "Mary Magdalene: apostle to the apostles".
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Post by Joe Parrish » Sat Jul 23, 2016 7:38 pm

http://tinyurl.com/zlwxewu is a draft of a reflection based on Luke 11:1-13, "Prayer prepares us for God's answers".
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Post by Joe Parrish » Sat Jul 23, 2016 7:39 pm

http://tinyurl.com/zlwxewu is a draft of a reflection based on Luke 11:1-13, "Prayer prepares us for God's answers".
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Post by Joe Parrish » Sun Jul 24, 2016 4:01 am

http://tinyurl.com/jo5uoa3 is a new URL for a draft of a reflection for July 24 based on Luke 11:1-13, "Prayer prepares us for God's answers".
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Post by Joe Parrish » Sat Jul 30, 2016 10:21 pm

http://tinyurl.com/zunlum3 is a draft of a reflection for July 31 based on Luke 12:13-21, "Talking to our soul".
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