Skip to content

Monthly Archives: October 2015

Love of Enemies sermon

(I was asked to give a sermon on the Gospel text of the day — Luke 6:27-36 — in our parish in Amsterdam on 20 October 2015.) In the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. Every saying and every parable of the Gospels is both good news and difficult news. The […]

Only the Rice Loves You: a month with Thich Nhat Hanh In Paris

By Jim Forest Note: The text which follows was written and published in the fall of 1972. I have just returned from an extraordinary experience. I hardly dare try writing about it. Words sometimes seem a cruel instrument — little chance to use silences, a shaking voice, whispers, laughter, tears, body language. None of that […]