Jim’s Top 3 Books of the Year

All 3 of the following books touched me deeply, changed my paradigms, and brought revelatory freshness to my calling as a peacemaker.     Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion  by Gregory Boyle is my favorite book of the year! It ripped me up. I cried every time I opened it–in the restaurant,Continue reading “Jim’s Top 3 Books of the Year”

Healing the Wounds of 9/11

In 2003, President George W. Bush sent American troops to invade Iraq. We were living in Indonesia, and many Muslim students opposed the war. Just 50 yards from our office (the only business in town where Americans worked), protestors hung banners stating, “Go to Hell America,” and “George Bush is the great Satan.” We wonderedContinue reading “Healing the Wounds of 9/11”