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How a Password Changed One Man's Life for the Better In an article on GoodNewsNetwork, Maurico Estrella writes about being in a funk over his divorce. Then, to make matters worse, he arrived at the office to find the monthly directive to change the pa…
Drawing Closer to Others African Wisdom Proverbs are a mirror in which a community can look at itself and a stage on which to expose itself to others. — Patrick A. Kililombe in Towards an African Narrative Theology
"M" is for Meaning “Everything can be taken from a [person] but one thing: the last of the human freedoms — to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances . . . . Those who have a 'why' to live, can…
A Prayer about the Death Penalty God of Justice, in the United States, the death penalty is used as the ultimate form of punishment for heinous crimes. This barbaric practice is rejected in most other countries of the world. Su…
A Prayer for the End of Violence in Palestine and Israel In the worst bout of Israeli and Palestinian violence in more than five years, the death toll has risen to 518 Palestinians, including many women and children. Israel reports that 18 soldiers and 2 …
"F" is for Forgiveness "Forgiveness is the only way to free ourselves from the entrapment of the past." — Richard Rohr I was recently approached by a young mother who told me that she was having trouble with f…
Stands Must Be Taken Teacher Wisdom "Stands must be taken. If I am to respect myself I have to search myself for what I believe is right and take a stand on what I find. Otherwise I have not gathered together what I …
Seeking Forgiveness from Native Americans Wes Clark Jr., the son of retired U.S. Army general and former supreme commander at NATO Wesley Clark Sr., was part of a group of veterans who went to the Sioux reservation in Standing Rock, North D…
The Morally Unacceptable and Useless Death Penalty In "America and Its Fellow Executioners," the Editorial Board of The New York Times states that the death penalty must be seen for what it is: "morally unacceptable, inhuman, barbaric, unjust and us…
Caring for the Moment Zen Wisdom Zen people often talk about "accepting the moment as it is." That's okay, but what we like even better is "caring for the moment" with the same lavish tenderness you'd bestow on a newb…