Where my mind is today...

"Christian nonviolence is not a strategy to rid the world of violence, but rather the way Christians must live in a world of violence. In short Christians are not nonviolent because we believe our nonviolence is a strategy to rid the world of war, but rather because faithful followers of Christ in a world of war cannot imagine being anything else than nonviolent."
-Stanley Hauerwas interpreting Yoder's pacifism

"Jesus did not bring a new idea : rather in him an old idea ceased being an idea at all and became a living reality."
-John Knox

"I distrust those people who know so well what God wants them to do, because I notice it always coincides with their own desires."
-Susan B. Anthony

"Those who say religion has nothing to do with politics do not know what religion is ."
"Nobody can hurt me without my permission."
"The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong."
"There is enough for everyone’s need but not enough for everyone’s greed."

"If we have more than we need while someone else has less, then we are thieves."
– Shane Claiborne

If the attitude we have toward water as a power source is the same as we have toward oil as a power source, then we will be in the same energy crisis in the future.
- paraphrased comments of Joan Chittister

"What you believe follows only after what you do."
- Scott-Martin Kosofsky, a book designer and editor, decided to revise the "Book of Customs,"