Isn’t it a riddle and awe-inspiring that things can be so beautiful, despite the horror? I’ve seen something wondrous peering through my joy in the beautiful, a sense of its creator. Only people can be truly ugly, because they have free will to separate themselves from this song of praise. It often seems they will drown out this hymn with cannon thunder, curses, and blasphemy. But I have realized they will not succeed. And so I want to throw myself on the side of the victor.” – Sophie Scholl

To date our partners & friends in Ukraine, like Last Bell & Sportsquest, are all safe & healthy. Some have stayed put, some have evacuated.

Friends from the region are asking for prayers for peace, safety & wisdom for everyone in Ukraine, Russia & the Russian speaking world.

No one in the world can change Truth. What we can do and should do is to seek truth, and to serve it when we have found it. The real conflict is the inner conflict. Beyond armies of occupation and the catacombs of extermination camps, there are two irreconcilable enemies in the depth of every soul: good and evil, sin and love. And what use are the victories on the battlefield if we are ourselves defeated in our innermost selves?” – Maximilian Kolbe