Wednesday, December 29, 2010
Time Sunday, January 2, 2011 · 3:30pm - 6:30pm
Location First Congregational United Church of Christ
25 East Benton Street
Created By Peace and Social Justice Ministry - Catholic Diocese of Joliet
More Info From Fear to Compassion: Coming Together to Repair a Trouble World
Speaker: Rev. Bob Bossie, SCJ
Bob (Robert) Bossie, SCJ, has been a staff person at the 8th Day Center for Justice in Chicago since 1980. He works on issues of peace, human rights, economics and non-violence. Bob has traveled around the world working for peace; most recently in Iraq where he lead numerous delegations to deliver medicines at a time when economic sanc...tions prohibited this activity. Bob is a member of the Priests of the Sacred Heart, an international congregation and is part of a small faith community in Uptown Chicago committed to justice, peace and nonviolence.
World Peace Day Sponsors: Pax Christi Illinois, First Congregational United Church of Christ of Naperville, Buddha’s Light International Association, , St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, Naperville, Congregation Beth Shalom, Naperville, St. John United Church of Christ, Naperville, Baha'i Community of Naperville, St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, Naperville, Islamic Center of Naperville, St. Elizabeth Seton Parish, Naperville, DuPage Unitarian Universalist Church, Knox Presbyterian Church (USA), Naperville, St. Raphael Catholic Church, Naperville, Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, Naperville, Holy Spirit Catholic Community, Naperville, St. Michael’s United Church of Christ, West Chicago, Diocese of Joliet Peace & Social Justice Ministry Office, West Suburban Faith-based PEACE Coalition and others.
How To Plant Your Garden
First, you Come to the garden alone,
while the dew is still on the roses...
FOR THE GARDEN OF YOUR DAILY LIVING,
PLANT THREE ROWS OF PEAS:
1. Peace of mind
2. Peace of heart
3. Peace of soul
PLANT FOUR ROWS OF SQUASH:
1. Squash gossip
2. Squash indifference
3. Squash grumbling
4. Squash selfishness
PLANT FOUR ROWS OF LETTUCE:
1. Lettuce be faithful
2. Lettuce be kind
3. Lettuce be patient
4. Lettuce really love one another
NO GARDEN IS WITHOUT TURNIPS:
1. Turnip for love
2. Turnip for service
3. Turnip to help one another
TO CONCLUDE OUR GARDEN WE MUST HAVE THYME:
1. Thyme for each other
2. Thyme for family
3. Thyme for friends
WATER FREELY WITH PATIENCE AND CULTIVATE WITH LOVE.
THERE IS MUCH FRUIT IN YOUR GARDEN BECAUSE YOU REAP
WHAT YOU SOW. NOT BAD, HUH?!
My instructions were to send this to people that I
wanted God to bless and I picked you!--From Friends of Ben Wolf