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50 Years After 'I Have a Dream': Have We Yet Listened?

Chet Jechura | Posted 10.28.2013 | Religion
Chet Jechura

Every. Single. Day. It's been fifty years. The truest sign of a prophet is the staying power of their words. And so I must ask: Have we yet listened to our brother, Martin?

The Myth of Funemployment

Chet Jechura | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics
Chet Jechura

To the countless Americans who are unemployed, I have this to say to you. Do not lose hope. You are our hope. In you lies the promise of our future. And as long as your gifts and talents are not being employed for the betterment of our civil society then the promise of our future is lost.

My Love-Hate Relationship With Mother's Day

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 07.08.2013 | Parents
Christine Carter, PhD

This year, even though I often long for a break from caring for others, I will make Mother's Day all about other people. We started our "kindness scavenger hunt" this weekend. We agreed we'd do some more on Mother's Day, and each week thereafter, until we think we've helped more than 100 people.

Happy Mother's Day From The Annoying Moms Club!

Christina Pesoli | Posted 07.07.2013 | Parents
Christina Pesoli

I look forward to the day when I am not so annoying to Hannah anymore -- either because I earn my cool card back or because she herself ends up in the Annoying Moms Club thanks to the actions of her own children. But until then, I'll enjoy the company of all the other moms who are members.

Gossip: A Lippery Slope

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 08.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Bonni Brodnick

Button it up, people. Take the high road. Do not talk about people behind their backs. You never know when it might come back to sting you.

God In Wisconsin: Scott Walker's "Obedience"

Diana Butler Bass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Diana Butler Bass

Walker is listening to One Person and One Person only: Jesus speaking directly to him. God, evidently, has directed him on his current path.