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January 29, 2015
by Thomas Froese
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The Nature of Peace – 4 – (and falling for goalies)

Here, or below, we’re continuing on the theme of The Nature of Peace, this the fourth of several excerpts from an address I gave in Hamilton, Canada in November 2014. Excerpt #1 is here and #2 is here and #3 is … Continue reading

January 23, 2015
by Thomas Froese
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The Nature of Peace #3 (and BTW, Dad, I’m going to be a journalist!)

Here, or below, we’re continuing on the theme of The Nature of Peace, this the third of several excerpts from an address I gave in Hamilton, Canada in November 2014. Excerpt #1 is here and #2 is here. But first, this … Continue reading

January 12, 2015
by Thomas Froese
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Don’t let your inner peace be stolen (The Nature of Peace – #2)

In November 2014 I returned from my African home to speak at the Hamilton Convention Centre on the theme of The Nature of Peace. This was on the invitation of the YMCA of Hamilton-Burlington-Brantford, which holds an annual Peace Medal … Continue reading

January 9, 2015
by Thomas Froese
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(Considering the Charlie Hebdo murders) The Nature of Peace – #1

In November 2014 I returned from my African home to speak at the Hamilton Convention Centre on the theme of The Nature of Peace. This was on the invitation of the YMCA of Hamilton-Burlington-Brantford, which holds an annual Peace Medal … Continue reading

November 26, 2014
by Thomas Froese
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A surprise for all of us. Thank you.

So, I went for my morning swim as usual today, the only difference that the pool was in Canada where, normally, in November, I am not. And after I finished and walked out through the lobby, the day’s newspaper in hand, the … Continue reading

November 15, 2014
by Thomas Froese
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Keynote address on Nature of Peace – Nov. 17 last day for tickets

Ugandan neighbour kid to Jean: ‘Where are you going?’ Jean to Ugandan neighbour kid: ‘Crazy. Want to come?’ Ugandan neighbour kid: ‘Let me go ask my Mom.’ Is it the Canadian accent? ++ But when you cross borders there will … Continue reading