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Blessed -- An Encounter With Mother Teresa

ADST | Posted 09.25.2016 | World
ADST

Born in Albania on August 26, 1910, Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu, later known as Mother Teresa, devoted the majority of her life to serving India. After joining the Sisters of Loreto as a young woman, Sister Teresa traveled to India and worked as a teacher at a convent school for twenty years.

Celebrating Mother Teresa's Birthday With Her Inspiring Quotes

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 08.26.2016 | Impact
Jeryl Brunner

When Mother Teresa was given the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979 for her humanitarian work it is said that she was asked, "What can we do to promote world peace?" Her reply? "Go home and love your family."

'Protocol Zero,' A Conversation With James Abel

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 08.12.2016 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

James Abel is a pseudonym for Bob Reiss, the bestselling author of more than 20 books. He is a former Chicago Tribune reporter and previously was a correspondent for Outside Magazine.

The Face of God: Richard Rodriguez Sees It In ... You

Barbara Falconer Newhall | Posted 07.06.2016 | Religion
Barbara Falconer Newhall

When my turn came to to get my book signed and chat with the author, the conversation turned philosophical, and Rodriguez repeated Mother Teresa's words, "I see the face of God when I look at you."

Killing Monica, a Conversation With Candace Bushnell

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 06.24.2016 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Candace Bushnell is a novelist and television producer who, from 1994-1996, wrote a column for The New York Observer, which was adapted into the bestselling anthology, Sex and the City. It became the basis for the HBO hit series of the same name.

Mother Teresa's Successor Sister Nirmala Dies

Reuters | Posted 06.22.2016 | Religion

KOLKATA, June 23 (Reuters) - Sister Nirmala Joshi, who succeeded Nobel laureate Mother Teresa as the head of her Missionaries of Charity and expande...

Here's What It Means To Be A Good Person, Gosh Darnit

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 06.19.2015 | Good News

It turns out, you don't have to be Mother Teresa to be a good person ... you just gotta give up that last piece of cheesecake. Alright, maybe you d...

The Joy of Giving: Letting Go of Expectations

Allison Carmen | Posted 06.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Allison Carmen

I'm merely stating that most of us can probably give a little more to the people in our lives without thinking what we want or expect in return. With a more open and giving heart, we can create a ripple of kindness and love in the universe -- if even for just one moment.

Kneeling at the Feet of the Poor: Pope Francis and Liberation Theology

Grace Ji-Sun Kim | Posted 06.05.2016 | Religion
Grace Ji-Sun Kim

The Pope's crucial work of engaging with liberation theology is changing the landscape of the church. It is putting the work of the church in the line with Jesus' own ministry which was for the poor, the marginalized and the disenfranchised.

Google This: Jean Vanier and What It Means to Be Human

David Briggs | Posted 06.02.2016 | Religion
David Briggs

What kind of a world would it be if the stories and ideas that captured our attention reflected our common humanity? What if key search engine optimization terms were words like kindness, tenderness, forgiveness and humility?

Mother Teresa Is Finally Going To Be A Saint, Maybe

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.21.2015 | Religion

Mother Teresa may be canonized next year, according to one top Catholic Church authority. But that's just a hypothesis, according to another. Itali...

Dare to Be 100: Peter Singer's Mighty Voice

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 06.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

Yesterday I bought Singer's new book, "The Most Good You Can Do: How Effective Altruism is Changing Ideas About Living Ethically." (1) I eagerly look ...

Daily Meditation: Love Boldly

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.01.2015 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

The Homesman and My Epiphany

Catherine Nagle | Posted 05.13.2015 | Women
Catherine Nagle

Let us remember to serve others just as the hand of God is serving us. And to keep that feeling deep down within our hearts and souls that it is His approval and birthright that we are entitled to so we may all shine as beautiful woman in the world. Hold your head higher! This story is to remind all the women who may have forgotten.

Is It Racist? How Words Shape Your World

Michelle Tennant Nicholson | Posted 04.29.2015 | Black Voices
Michelle Tennant Nicholson

Just like Seinfeld's comedic line, "Not that there's anything wrong with that," when referring to homosexual behavior, "Is it racist," has become the new tagline to uncomfortable words ushered between people.

My Real-Life Senseis

Mary Kay | Posted 04.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Mary Kay

I am willing to bet that most of us that watched The Karate Kid at some point in our lives, also eventually found ourselves wishing we had our very own Mr. Miyagi to guide us through it. While I have never been successful in finding a karate master to follow me around and give me sage advice, I do have a standard list of folks that I turn to when I am in need of some wisdom.

The Interview Redux

Francis Levy | Posted 03.25.2015 | Comedy
Francis Levy

Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg should turn their talents to taking aim at the good guys like like Ai Weiwei or even Michael Moore, just to demonstrate to Kim Jong-un what democracy is all about.

Women in Business Q&A: Christine Wheeler, Founder and CEO of Drazil Foods

Laura Dunn | Posted 03.12.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Christine Wheeler is the founder and CEO of Drazil Foods, which produces Drazil Kids Tea, the first ready-to-drink herbal tea & juice blend for kids. Christine spent most of her career in Consumer Packaged Goods, mainly at Procter & Gamble.

Are You Just Taking Up Space? Five Steps to a Legacy-Life that Makes an Impact Now

Denise Banks-Grasedyck | Posted 02.08.2015 | Impact
Denise Banks-Grasedyck

It is natural and empowering to claim your space in the world, but if you are ready to do more and live a legacy-worthy life of impact, here are five steps that you can take today:

Where Is the Faith?

Rumni Saha | Posted 02.02.2015 | Religion
Rumni Saha

I must confess that I greatly envy those who are able to hold on to their faith firmly no matter what may come. I want to believe; yet can't especially in the light of recent tragedies. Where is that just and loving being that has the power to love me in this life and the next? Where is my faith?

A Time for Prayer, Thanksgiving, Discernment and Strategic Nonviolent Action

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 01.26.2015 | Religion
Marian Wright Edelman

Through daily moral consciousness we must all counter the proliferating voices of racial and ethnic and religious division that are regaining too much respectability over the land.

Retirement Isn't for You

BJ Gallagher | Posted 01.24.2015 | Healthy Living
BJ Gallagher

The one thing I know for sure is that retirement isn't for me. Old age isn't for me. Being an old lady isn't for me. Because unless my life is lived for others, it is not worthwhile.

What If Death Is Nothing to Fear?

John Backman | Posted 12.31.2014 | Religion
John Backman

We filed out the church doors to the memory garden where a small hole had been dug. The minister laid my parents' urn into the hole and invited family members to place a spadeful of dirt on it.

Mother Teresa's Legacy

Bill Halamandaris | Posted 12.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Bill Halamandaris

There can only be one Mother Teresa, but her truth speaks to us all. God has given each of us the capacity to achieve some end necessary to others. Each of us has the power to increase the sum of the world's happiness.

The Pope and the President

Rob Taub | Posted 04.20.2016 | Politics
Rob Taub

The news media is always rife with stories about foreign countries exporting hate and animosity to the United States, but we hear very little regarding those who promote peace and religious harmony, such as Albania. The Pope's visit focused on the harmonious co-existence between Muslims and Christians in the country.