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From the monthly archives: July, 1999

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Beauty has the power to transform us

Fr. Ron Rolheiser, omi

July 19, 1999

Few things in this life have the raw power of beauty.

What's beautiful stuns us, holds us, draws us to itself, awakens us, and transforms us. Beauty enchants. Drawn by its power, we stretch beyond ourselves and grasp for more light and love. It is no accident that Confucius, perhaps the greatest educational expert of all time, based his whole system on the power of beauty.

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Turning the other cheek unveils violence

Fr. Ron Rolheiser, omi

July 12, 1999

One of the best-known but most-ignored lines in Scripture is Jesus' challenge to "turn the other cheek." What did he mean by it?

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