Resilience: Definition

Key ingredients for women leaders in global health:Source: Jennifer Leaning, MD, Keynote lecture, “Women Leaders in Global Health,” Stanford University, 10/12/17.
View Dr. Leaning’s presentation

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Posted in Educational resource, Overheard

Feasting St. Martin of Tours

“A Saint, His Cloak, and Us” by the Rev. Dr. Andrew McGowan

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Emergency doctors on stage: playing rock for all that rain (and wind)

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link to concert tickets for the November 12 event

 

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Study in Blue

The figure on the far left was one of those slow-speaking old-country men you just want to put up your feet by the fire in a room with and listen with to the long silences. He passed away a long time ago, now. Last I heard, the little guy/girl on the right is still happy.

Posted in Reflection

Wittenberg Robe?

Seen recently:  Luther relic from 1543 in an obscure under-glass public exhibit of historic vestments (I think) in a side room in Berlin’s Nikolaikirche, estimated to be the oldest extant church (12th c) in Berlin. Luther lived and taught at Wittenberg for many years after that famous Nail in the Door.  Happy Reformation Day 500.

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Posted in Marketplace photo

Maria Skobtsova – New Film Effort

Two graduate students at Hellenic College/Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology in Boston are developing this new documentary on Mother Maria Skobtsova of Paris, a Russian refugee in France famous for her care for the poor and her death in a Nazi concentration camp. Learn more about the film effort here.

Learn more about Mother Maria in this article by writer Jim Forest here.
View his album of images for Maria Skobtsova here.

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Celebrate: United Nations Day!

Read more about the Sustainable Development Goals

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