Leaving Behind the Shoes

About halfway into my time on the Camino de Santiago, my toes began to develop blisters. I had planned my footwear carefully, researching many conflicting shoe recommendations on websites where fellow travelers on the Camino […]

Soon-to-Be-Saint Mother Teresa

Religion & Ethics Newsweekly recently released a piece on Mother Teresa and Sainthood, featuring comments from Sister Mangala of the Missionaries of Charity; Jim Towey, president of Ave Maria University; and author James Martin, SJ. […]

The Challenges of Life

When we are in transition, depending on how serious the breakdown is, we may feel as though almost every aspect of life has been disrupted. The old certainties, the old habits and comfort zones, have […]

Positive Intent

Educator Laura Thomas was at a meeting in which they started by outlining expectations. One caught her by surprise: “Assume positive intent.” I was drawn up a bit short by every single word in that […]

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