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Free at Last

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To listen to today’s reflection as a podcast, click here In the 1986 film The Mission, Robert De Niro plays Rodrigo Mendoza – a mercenary, slave trader, and murderer in 1750 South America. Mendoza has brutalized the Guarani people who live high above the waterfalls that border Argentina and Paraguay.  They have long wanted to get their hands on him. Suddenly they get the opportunity. In… Read more »


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Nineteen years ago today, America was rocked by the worst terror attacks in our nation’s history.    Observers felt a mixture of shock and horror.  Even after two decades, the tragedy still feels raw.    A handful of others, cynically, saw an opportunity.  What if the catastrophic crumbling of the World Trade Center towers provided the perfect cover for faking… Read more »