490 thunderstorm and snow.

 

Bethlehem February 22, 2015

Dear friends,

Peace and all good.

Last Friday was my birthday adorned with thunderstorm and snow. The world was white, when I got up. On such a day Bethlehem is abandoned.

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489 between hope and fear

Bethlehem January 25, 2015
Dear people,
Peace and all good.

I want to start with a tribute to my good friend, Brother Arnold Bosdriesz, brother of Saint Louis in Oudenbosch. He called me on Monday night to basically say goodbye to me. The candle is finished. He is 92 years old.
A good collective memory is the vigil at the arms fair, for which we have been a time to Lausanne with Roline Woldinga, now 90 years old.

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488 the selective outrage in the mainstream media about burning defenseless

Bethlehem January 25, 2015
Dear people,
Peace and all good.

Dear people,

Peace and all good.

In itself, I have a quiet week behind, but there is something to report.

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486 gloomy about what we can expect this year

Bethlehem January 25, 2015
Dear people,
Peace and all good.

Wednesday happened something beautiful. I have to deal some time with a sister and a brother, both still teenagers, who were unwanted children with all its consequences.
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485 Arab generation of peace

Bethlehem January 18, 2015
Dear people,
Peace and all good.

The aftermath of the attacks in Paris is preliminary incalculable. So last Thursday I got a visit from Muhammad Owaineh. The conversation was about the consequences for him from the attacks. He noted growing Islamophobia. He feels taken in the rod.
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