In the Aftermath of Violence – Be the Change

By Helene de Boissiere – Swanson This morning, I woke to the television blaring and barraging viewers with messages promoting fear in the wake of this week’s violent aftermath of police officers killing black men in the South and in the North and a person who felt their only course of action was retaliation towards…
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Women Lighting the Way to Freedom and Independence

by Helene de Boissiere – Swanson The American Revolution took place after Britain put in place the Intolerable Acts, in the American colonies. The Americans responded by forming the Continental Congress. The war would not have been able to progress as it did without the widespread ideological and material support, of both men and women….
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Walk the Talk: A Quest for Equality

EXCERPT from the first chapter White Ants Sounds of a slow steady train pulling into the station, a sluggish chugging of one carrying a heavy load, stirred me from a sound sleep. As anticipated, it eventually came to a stop. Moments later it pulled away. Half awake, half asleep, I could hear Rev. Magdaliya Kamble…
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Prayers, the police, and the pilgrimage

“…found myself struggling with praying.  I have always had problems with the Our Father since childhood, why am I praying to a male God I would think, when it is my mother who takes cares of me.  And then their was the part “on earth as it is heaven” was I confirming that our present…
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Michael Fullam’s Blog – It’s Not About Me

Dearest Friends, I a dear family friend wrote this touching post regarding the ministry of Katrina’s Dream.  I am deeply moved by this piece.   Yes it true the Swanson Family is full of love.  It is why I married him… like attracts like…  Take a moment to read Michael’s post and then take a moment to…
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