Spring often brings floods and tornadoes. Since Quincy is located in the Mississippi Valley, it has its share of flooding and tornadoes over the years. There have been efforts by the Federal Government to prevent the Mississippi River from flooding towns, roads and farm homesteads along its banks.
Franciscan Value Series
This series of articles is designed to help you understand the value of a Franciscan education. Learn about the values of inclusion, nonviolence, reverence for creation, and celebration.
You don’t have to be a Christian or even a religious person to see the significance of this insight: people are more important than things! Francis of Assisi understood that was true because people come from God, are made in the image of God, are children of God, are loved by God. And, he concluded that meant ALL people, regardless of who they were.
The movie “Transformers” features beings from another planet that appear to be ordinary machines like cars, trucks and airplanes, but are actually aliens using Earth as a battlefield. When the situation warrants it, they become wondrous, awesome beings that rear up with weaponry, extreme power and determination to battle their enemies.