As we welcome this new calendar year of 2016, may an enduring and all-embracing peaceableness ennoble our hearts and minds.

May this new year find awakened in all creation the strength of profound love and a gentleness which welcomes and cherishes each of us. In all our magnificent diversity, may we discover God’s peace with and for one another, for the benefit and blessing of all throughout this coming year, and in the years yet to come.

Daniel Skubik, on behalf of the Pacifica Institute Advisory Board