Please Stop the Cruelty

Apr 1, 2012 by

What we do not know exists, we cannot change. But, once we have information, we can embark on the journey to change. This is why we...

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The Photograph

Feb 17, 2012 by

This picture arrived in my email box the other day. When I saw it, I was struck by the emotions it conveyed. In writing this I...

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For the Want of a Home

Feb 5, 2012 by

From Bronwyn Harris for Teaching Tolerance: Like many of us, I sometimes overuse the word “need.” I have a tendency to say that I...

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Live to give

Jun 8, 2011 by

‘Each man takes care that his neighbour shall not cheat him. But a day comes when he begins to care that he does not cheat his...

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On Dealing with Suffering From...

Apr 27, 2011 by

Over the years, I’ve known many people who were once united as loving couples, but have since broken up and retained a great deal of...

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Life Storms

Apr 27, 2011 by

Today I witnessed firsthand, parts of the storm damage from the tornadoes that struck St. Louis on Friday evening (which I very...

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How To Be Beautiful: Let your ...

Mar 23, 2011 by

It’s very easy to get hung up on certain societal standards of beauty. Images on TV and in magazines drive us to go stare at...

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How to Be Compassionate: Forgi...

Feb 23, 2011 by

                It’s really so easy to get down on ourselves. One slip-up and...

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Sometimes You Have to Choose t...

Feb 16, 2011 by

Into the dearth of “good news” about combat veterans with PTSD and their partners comes the remarkable love story of Josh...

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So you thought slavery ended i...

Jan 18, 2011 by

              Two years ago a powerful book was published about modern-day slavery: A Crime So...

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How To Be Wise: Want wisdom? J...

Jan 18, 2011 by

                    In the moments before harsh words escape your mouth. In the...

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You Know That I’ll Be Re...

Dec 22, 2010 by

“Given the possibility of living up to the dream in me, you know that I’ll be reaching for higher ground.” John...

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