- Aug 30, 2009--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "val2160" wrote:
> http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2009/08/29/politics/main5274088.shtml?tag\"Time never heals; we carry on because we have to."
Kennedy, in a personal letter sent to Christy Coombs,
who lost a loved one in the 9/11 attacks (ABC News, Thursday)
> --- In email@example.com, dottie zold wrote:
> > Hi Friends, with Ted Kennedy passing there has been alot of coverage
> of speeches he made on the television and in the newspapers. I thought
> it so interesting I found myself experiencing what others had termed as
> Camelot. There is this nobility that somehow exudes in a way off of
> those brothers. Considering what Ms. Shriver did as well with the
> forming of the Special Olympics and her overall cando spirit I do feel
> that this family somehow in someway felt aligned with some higher caller
> as a whole. I never really put any attention to this when others would
> say it but listening in on Ted Kennedy's thoughts at various times in
> his life kind of surprised me.
> > One of the things I found interesting is that they were thinkers. And
> this thinking was trying to align itself with God and at the same time
> with the social considerations that man finds himself in today.
> > I have an article from the times that I want to share a comment he
> made at Liberty Liberty Baptist College at the invitation of Jerry
> > " People of conscience should be careful how they deal in the word of
> their Lord. In our own history, religion has been falsely invoked to
> sanction prejudice - even slavery - to condemn labor unions and public
> spending for the poor. I believe the prophecy, 'The poor you have always
> with you' is an indictment, not a commandment.' (...) quoting Pope John
> Paul XXIII "We must beware of those who burn with zeal but are not
> endowed with much sense."
> > I also found it interesting that when he was trying to figure out the
> boundaries between supporting pro choice laws and morality along the
> religious lines. They say the Kennedy family pulled together a group of
> religious scholars, mostly Jesuits, The article shares that the 'great
> Jesuit Rev. John Courtney Murray, influenced who 'distinguished between
> the moral aspects of an issue and the feasibility of enacting
> legislation enacting legislation about that issue.'
> > " The Hyannis Port theologians agreed that Catholic lawmakers 'might
> tolerate legislation that would permit abortion under certain
> circumstances if political efforts to repress this moral error led to
> greater perils to social peace and order.'
> > The more I consider the greatness, coolness, clearness, agreeing or
> not agreeing, in some of the top Jesuit teachers, not their essoterists,
> I find them so well aligned with the Rabbinical thinking! It's just that
> they understand Jesus to have come but the thinking, the push in both of
> these religious mannerisims are one after the other in a way. The Jesuit
> scholars and the Rabbis have really brought a clear thinking, again
> agreeing or not with what they share is besides the point, to the moral
> elements of the Bible.
> > All good things,
> > Dottie
> > "If there is something more powerful than destiny, this must be the
> human being who bears destiny unshaken." Rudolf Steiner
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