The Good Noise Blog

Sr. Margaret Dynski, SSJ, MD, a Rochester, NY, surgeon, recently wrote to the editor of The Joyful Noiseletter: "In these uncertain and scary times, would it be possible to issue a happy, lift-me-up version of The Joyful Noiseletter? The news media and social media are drowning people in a tsunami of bad news. But the Gospel is always "the good news." So The Joyful Noiseletter has introduced "The Good Noise Blog" on its website that will regularly feature some of JN's most inspirational and hilarious articles from our past 35 years, on the blog and on JN's Facebook. It will enable JN subscribers to share these articles with their friends on Facebook and give them a faith-lift.

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When Fred Rogers was a boy, he was a "sickly, chubby boy" whose classmates called him "fat Freddy" and chased him home from school, according to Maxwell King's new biography of Mister Rogers, The Good Neighbor.

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Patch Adams calls for 'a revolution of loving'

JN consulting editor Hunter ("Patch") Adams, M.D., has called for "a huge revolution of loving in America and the world."

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Messianic Jewish wit full of one-liners

The Joyful Noiseletter, through the years, has often noted that much of Christian humor is rooted in Jewish humor. Steve Feldman has his feet in both faith traditions.

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