AT the dawn
Of each new day
I trust in God
To guide my way
David Herr

23.04.2019 – Pressenza London

‘Despicable: Trump Administration Threatens to Veto UN Resolution Combating Rape as Weapon of War
“Ni por esas” by Francisco Goya (Image by Public domain)

The U.S. is reportedly opposing the resolution over language on reproductive health for victims of rape. 

Reading for April 22 from Praying for Justice. “Deliver the person who has been robbed from the power of his oppressor.” Jeremiah 21: 12b

What is my purpose
What am I to do
Simply, It is to share
God’s love with you
David Herr

Reading for April 21 from Praying for Justice. “Behold, I will bring to it health and healing, and I will heal them; and I will reveal to them an abundance of peace and truth.” Jeremiah 33: 6

21.04.2019 – Pressenza London

Climate Emergency: Extinction Rebellion protest, London
(Image by Jon Swinden for Pressenza)

“Extinction Rebellion burst onto everybody’s screens with disruptions and mass arrests across the UK and around the world, in protest against government inaction on climate change. Radical disruptions have been at the heart of Extinction Rebellion’s activism since it was founded in 2018 – from January’s disruption of London Fashion Week, to the infamous naked protest in Parliament – but the scale of the most recent actions has finally succeeded in forcing mainstream news cycles to start giving the politics of climate change the attention it deserves.” The Conversation

Images by Jon Swinden

Reading for April 20 from Praying for Justice. “Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has chosen gladly to give you the kingdom.” Luke 12: 32


Reading for April 19 from Praying for Justice. “He was oppressed and He was afflicted, yet He did not open His mouth; like a lamb that is led to slaughter, and like sheep that is silent before the shearers, so He did not open His mouth.” Isaiah 53: 7

May I be blessed
And learn how to give
May I be blessed
And learn how to live
David Herr

It’s an important Quaker writer’s birthday: Jan de Hartog, 1914-2002. Born April 21 in Holland, he became famous there as a popular novelist, dealing with the impact of World War Two on the Dutch, especially its sailors. He later emigrated to the U.S., and settled in Houston, Texas, joining Live Oak Meeting there. Jan de…

via Happy Birthday, Quaker Novelist Jan de Hartog — A Friendly Letter

Henry Cadbury, a U.S. relative of the legendary British Chocolate magnates, was a renowned New Testament scholar & translator, which I am advised is a much less magnateishly-remunerated profession. Though while he was doing that, he also taught at Harvard Divinity School (or HDS), which means he wasn’t going to starve. Henry Cadbury. sometime in…

via A Quaker Bible Scholar & the Resurrection — A Friendly Letter

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We must act and dare the appropiateness and not whatever comes to our mind not floating in the likelihood but grasp the reality as brave as we can be freedom lies in action not in the absence of mind obedience knows the essence of good and satisfies it, freedom dares to act and returns God the ultimate judgment of what is right and what is wrong, Obedience performs blindly but Freedom is wide awake Freedom wants to know why, Obedience has its hands tied, Freedom is inventive obedient man respects God’s commands and by virtu of his Freedom, he creats new commands. Both Obedience and Freedom come true in responsability (Dietrich Bonhoeffer)

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