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Sometimes a perception of uncertainty in today’s world can make a desire to better it feel futile; yet many people are finding ways to make a difference. For all of us, a heartfelt desire to live the Love that is God brings the healing, saving light of God to our activities in tangible ways, as a woman experienced during a threatening situation.
A tentative agreement sets an initial trust-building goal of a seven-day “reduction in violence” between the Taliban and the U.S. Then difficult talks begin, supported by the Afghan people’s embrace of their democratic progress.
Letters to the editor for the Feb. 17, 2020 weekly magazine. Readers discuss animal rights, science fiction writers, blustery weather, and more.
When her family’s cat went missing, a woman’s prayers were empowered by the idea that the true essence, or substance, of God’s creatures can never be lost. The outcome? Tangible evidence of the truth of that idea.
Both athletes and elected leaders deserve medals for recognizing the problems of online sports gambling.
The aim of the nonprofit House of Renewed Hope is to help those who have been unjustly imprisoned and to work to reform the justice system.
For Australia and its American eco-twin, California, a realization is dawning. A warming world requires new thinking – or, perhaps, very old thinking.
How can we challenge the tendency to follow or believe something unthinkingly? By turning directly to God, the divine Mind that invigorates thought with fresh inspiration, wisdom, and even healing.
Sudan’s move to submit an ousted dictator to international justice would also help reconcile a nation torn by mass atrocities.
Voters in the nation’s capital sent a message to the ruling party that anti-Muslim policies go against India’s secular tradition.
When people have different beliefs or opinions, is conflict inevitable? At an interfaith gathering, a man experienced how a humble willingness to consider what God is doing and seeing at this moment lets in God’s unifying, healing light.
Months of demonstrations have challenged the regime and set a template for redefining community among Iraqis.
There are many influences out there, digital and otherwise, some beneficial and others corrosive. But each of us can contribute to a happier, healthier, and more just world by welcoming the all-embracing influence of God, good.
Experience often argues that manhood and womanhood are in conflict. But there’s a spiritual basis for understanding the unity of manhood and womanhood that shines through the Bible, and it can be demonstrated today.
The governing party’s collusion with a far-right party sets off a reaction that signals Germans are still on the lookout for fascist tendencies.
Letters to the editor for the Feb. 10, 2020 weekly magazine. Readers discuss naming conventions in the Ozarks, collective nouns, and more.
If we’re feeling lost, whether physically or mentally, stillness and receptivity to God’s inspiration can be a powerful antidote, as one man experienced firsthand on more than one occasion.
Turkey faces the prospect of a massive wave of refugees from the battle for Syria’s Idlib province. It needs the world’s help to continue its generosity as a host to displaced Syrians.
Two Monitor editors and two reporters discuss the Monitor's unique approach to journalism in a presidential election year at a Principia College forum.
A rising generation of Americans wants to live differently – more “European,” you might say – but they have to change the rules of U.S. housing first.
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