"The whole atmosphere of service must be pervaded by a calm mind, by a
spirit of reconciliation, by clear insight, by undeviating fidelity and by respect
for the views of life which are precious
to those whom you are serving."
- Rufus Jones
The inspirational story of
Rufus Jones was aired recently in Philadelphia on WHYY and will also air on Maine
Public Broadcasting. Rufus taught philosophy at Haverford
College, in Pennsylvania. He co-founded the American Friends Service Committee, which has won Nobel
Peace Prize. His moving life story can provide us with many lessons even today.