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Readers write about Netflix’s new original film based in Africa: ‘The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind,’ and wonder if Joseph P. Kennedy was truly a bootlegger.
A new scoring metric by the College Board will help the admission of more disadvantaged applicants by highlighting those who defy their social or economic hardships.
For today’s contributor, an Anzac Day service last month and next week’s Memorial Day observance have prompted a deep dive into the power of a divinely impelled spirit of selflessness.
Today’s contributor, an admirer of great architecture, explores the idea of church as an unconfined, empowering, spiritual structure.
The victory for Prime Minister Narendra Modi offers him a chance to treat all Indians equally, with no favoritism toward Hindus. The election itself was a reminder of India’s inclusiveness.
With European Parliament elections just around the corner, today’s contributor explores how seeing others the way God made them can help us keep our cool and foster harmony – even in contentious situations.
Ukraine’s new leader sets a welcome standard of humility in public service during a period of personal rule in many nations.
When clashing political views threatened a longtime friendship, today’s contributor found that learning more about God as Love enabled her to nurture compassion and patience rather than anger and intolerance, and harmony was restored.
The class of ’19 brings resilient skills into a job market hungry for workers who think critically.
Advised by his accountant that saving his business would be impossible, today’s contributor was struck with a conviction that God did not create anyone to toil, suffer, and fail, but instead to thrive and be joyful. Soon after came a business idea that turned the company around.
In Australia, a surprise victory for a pro-coal party shows the need worldwide to ensure economic justice in tackling climate change.
Newton's third law of motion is a pretty handy way to explain politics or human thinking in general.
A severe food shortage in the North opens a door for the South to provide aid and perhaps nudge progress in stalled talks on denuclearization.
Here’s a poem pointing to everyone’s innate ability to express God’s light and love. The title refers to Jesus’ teaching about focusing on others’ “motes” – that is, judging them for their smaller faults – even as we ignore the much larger “beams,” or flaws, impacting our own ability to see clearly.
The US-China split over trade practices could turn into Cold War-style strategy of containing practices that defeat themselves.
Today’s contributor explores the idea that it’s a God-inspired generosity of spirit, not the single-minded pursuit of money or opportunity, that most substantially enriches.
For today’s contributor, who was anxious at the thought of being at the mercy of forces beyond her control, the idea that God’s plan for all is unequivocally good brought peace and lifted fear of an uncertain future.
Despite the best medical response to Congo’s Ebola outbreak, the virus keeps spreading because of fear, false rumors, and violence. The crisis now requires a buildup of trust that can calm and comfort local communities.
Looking beyond the physical senses for his sense of worth and identity lifted today’s contributor out of hopelessness and brought freedom from substance abuse – an experience that inspired his prayers for others facing such issues.
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