Weapons of Mass Murder

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“The worst blindness is the blindness of the heart.” Prophet Muhammed Another tragedy and senseless loss of precious lives through the barrels of guns which have nomenclature far exceeding any perceived purpose other than killing or maiming human beings. What hunter pursues deer or rabbits with a 17 round Glock …

A Parting Word

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May I add my ‘thank you’ to Alicia Philipp and The Community Foundation for the enriching five year excursion of thoughtful exchange, interaction, and friendship with Joanna, Alvin, and Joe. Higher Ground was truly Alicia’s conception and assumption that four retiring faith leaders had something more to say and someone …

Return from Turkey

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Last week, I returned from an 11-day journey through Turkey with 29 other Muslims, Christians, Jews, and a Buddhist. Many of our friends and relatives worried about our safety while traveling in that part of the world, in fact one potential pilgrim cancelled out of family fears. We experienced no …

Headed To Turkey

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God-willing, this Sunday I’m traveling with 30 other Atlantans to Turkey as part of a World Pilgrims experience. We have organized these adventures for the past 12 years throughout Egypt, Jordan, Israel, Palestine, Spain, Morocco, Turkey, Canada, and even to the Grand Canyon. The objective has very little to do …