Pope Francis in April 2017 gave the Ted Talk, "Why the only future worth building includes everyone." The video is below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=36zrJfAFcuc The transcript can be found here.
"He came before Hillel and said to him, “Convert me.” Hillel said to him, “What is hateful to you, do not to your neighbor: that is the whole Torah; the rest is commentary; go and learn it.”" Rabbi Hillel Babylonian Talmud Shabbat 31A-1 Related post: https://roseylinn.wordpress.com/2011/10/16/quote-of-the-day-rabbi-hillel/
"A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another. By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.” John 13:34-35 New King James Version (NKJV)
“Teacher, which is the great commandment in the law?” Jesus said to him, “‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.' This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like it: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.' On these... Continue Reading →
"He who oppresses the poor reproaches his Maker, But he who honors Him has mercy on the needy." Proverbs 14:31 (NKJV)
This holiday season has been busy with decorating, shopping, and of course baking. The gifts are all wrapped and under the tree. The Christmas Cards have all been sent. I've checked the Santa Tracker and Santa has a while before he makes it to my part of the world. I've gotten a plate of home... Continue Reading →
The Supreme Court has been busy, among the recent decisions they have made is in the case of Hobby Lobby. An over simplification of the issue at hand was that the owners of Hobby Lobby believe that certain types of birth control cause abortions and they didn't want those included in their health insurance plans;... Continue Reading →