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'Truth,' the Movie: When Truth and Power Collide

Glenn W. Smith | Posted 10.04.2015 | Politics
Glenn W. Smith

Directed by James Vanderbilt, Truth tells the story of 2004's controversial 60 Minutes II broadcast questioning George W. Bush's military service record. It stars Robert Redford as Dan Rather and Cate Blanchett as producer Mary Mapes. This time, Truth prevails.

Why Do We Drink Coffee In The Morning?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 09.29.2015 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo


What Is Your Radical Truth?

Susanna Barkataki | Posted 09.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Susanna Barkataki

I'd like to ask you about truth. When do you tell it? When do you hide it? Does it heal you? Does opening to it hurt? We are emerging from an ecl...

"The Rock Of The Church"

Paul N. Anderson | Posted 09.28.2015 | Religion
Paul N. Anderson

Peter's confession in the Gospels marks the turning point in Jesus' ministry. In Mark and Matthew, the setting is Caesarea Philippi--the headwaters of the Jordan River, where a cave descends deep into the earth.

My Name Is Adiba Nelson and I Am a Food Addict

Adiba Nelson | Posted 09.24.2015 | Women
Adiba Nelson

Food will never hate me, will never beat me, will never touch me when I don't want to be touched, will never point and laugh and call me names. It will never lie to me. Food just has one requirement: to be consumed.

Journey Back to Self

Keyon Bayani | Posted 09.24.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Keyon Bayani

I think at the end of the day some of us have lost touch with who we really are, we have become lost amongst all of the shouldings, we are lost an...

Why Is Love Blind?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 09.23.2015 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo


5 Lies We Tell Ourselves

Cheryl Elizabeth | Posted 09.22.2015 | Women
Cheryl Elizabeth

Yes, sometimes lies work for us. For example, there are times when we should say yes to a new commitment. But when we think of these statements as absolutes, it can cause us stress and make us hesitate to do what we know in our hearts is best.

Dear 20-Something: You've Only Failed When You Stop Trying

Brianna Wiest | Posted 09.21.2015 | Women
Brianna Wiest

You've failed the day you've stopped trying. In the words of my good friend, Johanna di Silentio: "Relax. You will become an adult. You will figure out your career. You will find someone who loves you. You have a whole lifetime; time takes time. The only way to fail at life is to abstain."

Why Do We Kill With Kindness?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 09.20.2015 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo


Got Courage?

Linda Ford | Posted 09.18.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Linda Ford

I have lots of stories that reveal my courage -- stories that make me both shudder and marvel at how my tender young self ever survived them. For sure, my stories are the stuff of movies and great adventure. Even I'm impressed.

Why Are Some People Smarter Than Others?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 09.15.2015 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo


The Fact That I Didn't Want Kids Doesn't Make Me Less of a Mother

Renate Cunneen | Posted 09.16.2015 | Women
Renate Cunneen

I think it's time that women embrace the fact that NOT wanting to have children does not make us unworthy, or less than whole. Your life is your own. Your decisions will affect your entire time here on this earth. Do what suits you, however, If you choose to bring a child into this world then your decisions have been made and your role is exponentially important.

The Revolutionary Act of Naming Beauty

Jesua | Posted 09.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul

What if our children are growing up in a world where they can't witness a gorgeous morning sunrise without seeing the melting of our planet; can't visit our beloved ocean without wondering if it's safe to smell the mist arising from it, let alone dive in?

Live From Toronto Film Festival: Sunday Sept. 13

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.14.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

This year's edition will be remembered for putting both Jay Roach's Trumbo and James Vanderbilt's Truth in contention for the Oscar race. I saw the two films back to back on Sunday -- and they are guaranteed to both grip you and infuriate you

Why Is Writing Important?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 09.13.2015 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo


12 Things Truly Fulfilled People Understand

Brianna Wiest | Posted 09.11.2015 | Women
Brianna Wiest

When the end goal is to have something tangible, the "end goal" has not actually been identified yet.

Why Do Vampires Sleep in Coffins?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 09.11.2015 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo


Whose Truth Are You Living?

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 09.08.2015 | Business
Dennis Merritt Jones

"Believe nothing. No matter where you read it, Or who said it, Unless it agrees with your own reason And your own common sense." ~ Buddha I wonder h...

Mistaken Identity

Marcia Liss | Posted 09.06.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


We Are the Reason: It's Up to Us

Maimah Karmo | Posted 09.04.2015 | Impact
Maimah Karmo

I was dealing with something that left me seeking answers. My daughter saw that I was having a moment and asked what was wrong. I told her I wasn't sure how to handle a situation and I explained it to her.

How to Get Your Own Island During Cancer...

Dan Duffy | Posted 09.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Dan Duffy

I knew my illness really threw my family and friends for a loop, and I spent way too much time coddling them as they coddled me. What I should have been doing was simply being honest, in all aspects.

Fostering Authentic Generosity in Our Children

Jesua | Posted 09.02.2015 | Healthy Living

For myself, this breakthrough of bringing my genuine sadness to my children about hurtful tendencies I notice between them, and powerfully inviting them to embody, enact and extend authentic generosity to one another and the world around them, is one I will continue to learn from!

8 Reasons It Seems Impossible to Simply 'Choose' Happiness

Brianna Wiest | Posted 09.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Brianna Wiest

Nobody will hand you the key to liberating your mind. But most suffering stems from not realizing you were always in control.

Trump Is Growing on Me Like a Fungus

Ben Gleib | Posted 09.01.2015 | Entertainment
Ben Gleib

As much as I have mocked the idea, and tweeted jokes about it, in a weird way that I am reluctant to admit (which is why this sentence is going on for so long) the idea of a Donald Trump presidency is starting to grow on me. Like fungus maybe, but growing nonetheless.