Profiles of Peace – June 2013

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“Firing up the lights in their souls…” THE TEMPEST by William Shakespeare was his last play.  He wrote it when he was 50.  Clearly, it is a piece where he seems to reconcile himself to his life.  In looking back … Continued

Profiles of Peace — December 2012

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The following story was written and printed with Tieza’s full knowledge and approval. I KNOW ANOTHER STABLE . . .  Today is Tuesday, December 11, 2012. It really is. Twenty years ago to the day, a young, vivacious Tieza (pronounced … Continued

Profiles of Peace — November 2012

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BEYOND PROGRAMS “Being wanted, welcomed, invited, and included are some of the most mending experiences on the planet.” ~Adele Calhoun –“We really need food.” “Katrina,”14, said determinedly over the phone. Her mom argued with her in the background, embarrassed that … Continued

Profiles of Peace — June 2012

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Much Ado About SOMETHING… Why Peace of the City does Shakespeare Speaking the universal language of human experience, Shakespeare explores the facets of the human heart better than any other playwright while instructing us how to be good, believing that … Continued

Profiles of Peace — March 2012

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Our Brightest Night Yet Last night on a warm early spring evening at Buffalo’s Kleinhans Music Hall I felt it for the first time in a while: the “roar”.  The welling up of desire to stand and roar for the … Continued

Profiles of Peace– January 2012

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My alarm goes off.  Sunday morning, it is still dark, very dark.  I check the temperature: four degrees.  “Hmmm, how small will the choir be today, Lord?” It is January 15 and tomorrow is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  For the first time … Continued

“Home Visits”

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The “boyfriend” came to the door in a bathrobe.  It was late afternoon and our entire Peace of the City [POTC] staff was “switchbacking” across Buffalo’s West Side delivering “family gifts” to the homes of our POTC kids.  “My name … Continued
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