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Beautiful

Tami Shaikh | Posted 07.14.2014 | Women
Tami Shaikh

We should consider the people who know how to love deeply or are positive influences or even people who are warriors of peace more beautiful than the stick skinny starved models we see on the runways.

God's Not Dead (But Even If He Is, He Deserves Better Than This Movie)

Mary C. Johnson | Posted 07.13.2014 | Religion
Mary C. Johnson

Though I no longer consider myself a religious person, I remain intrigued by artistic explorations of faith. The trailer for God's Not Dead pitted an atheist philosophy professor against a Christian student.

Mother Teresa's Canonization Dissed

Irene Monroe | Posted 07.02.2014 | Religion
Irene Monroe

While it might be argued that the Pope Francis's understanding about human sexual orientation, especially LGBTQ's is expanding, and his concern for the dignity and humanity of LGBTQ people is genuinely shown, the pontiff is still a doctrinal conservative when it comes to women.

Humility, the Religious-Secular Divide and the 'Very Survival of Western Society'

David Briggs | Posted 06.14.2014 | Religion
David Briggs

The idea that there are different forms of belief and unbelief, and that many people are on a common journey to greater understanding, shines through Halik's writing and his work in promoting dialogue among religious and secular individuals.

Redefining Success Beyond Money and Power

Sibusiso Sgwane | Posted 06.11.2014 | Money
Sibusiso Sgwane

Most people, especially in the past, did not embark on certain initiatives or projects with a goal of becoming rich with money or power; instead, they were concerned about the well-being or empowerment of other people's lives.

Bill Maher's Fundamentalism

Rev. Chris Glaser | Posted 05.18.2014 | Religion
Rev. Chris Glaser

Though Bill Maher thinks he is dissing all religion and spirituality, he actually attacks what I would call grade school religion. He even hinted at some respect for the new pope, whom I would describe as representing graduate school religion and above.

Mandela's Evolutionary Poltitics

Francis Levy | Posted 02.15.2014 | World
Francis Levy

It can be hard to identify with the goodness of the great. The bar is set too high. Figures like Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Mother Teresa and Nelson...

Women in Business: Q&A with Stephanie Allen and Tina Kuna, Co-Founders of Dream Dinners

Laura Dunn | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Dream Dinners evolved from the homegrown practice of co-founder Stephanie Allen, a working mother who began making fix-and-freeze meals for her family in 1986.

The Spiritual Crisis Underlying American Politics

John Amodeo, PhD | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
John Amodeo, PhD

While it is obvious to anyone who graduated from sixth grade that America is reeling from a chronic political crises, it may not be as apparent that the disabling political warfare is fueled by an underlying spiritual crisis.

The Real Diana [Princess of Wales]: Tea and a Book With Lady Colin Campbell

Alison Winfield Burns | Posted 11.26.2013 | Books
Alison Winfield Burns

With a new afterword, Lady Colin offers honest, heartfelt insights into the facts surrounding the 1997 car crash that took Diana's life.

Here's to the Foot Soldiers of Change

William S. Becker | Posted 11.07.2013 | Impact
William S. Becker

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - It's a humbling experience to meet one of history's heroes. But as scores of people found out here last week, it's more complica...

International Day Of Charity Honors Mother Teresa, Urges Us To Spread Kindness And Love

The Huffington Post | Jessica Prois | Posted 09.05.2013 | Impact

The inaugural International Day of Charity aims to pay tribute to one of the greatest humanitarians in the history books: Mother Teresa. The UN is ...

Remembering Mother Teresa

Posted 09.05.2013 | Religion

We remember Mother Teresa, who died on September 5, 1997, though her legacy continues to move the world even years after her passing. Known for he...

Bob Filner Presents the Keys to the City to Mother Teresa

Jerry Adler | Posted 10.16.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Adler

A 67-year-old great-grandmother who worked in the city's Senior Citizens Service Desk accused San Diego Mayor Bob Filner of sexual harassment. It r...

9 Incredible Women Who Succeeded Later In Life

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 08.08.2013 | Women

Our society perpetuates the idea that success can only be obtained in youth -- or, if it's obtained later in life, it's the product of years of linear...

Nelson Mandela's Country Doesn't Work

Stanton Peele | Posted 09.30.2013 | World
Stanton Peele

While we may all admire Mandela inordinately, he is not a happy example about how much a great man can bring his country along with him.

Prince Harry: From Polo in Connecticut to Orphans in Africa

Jim Luce | Posted 07.23.2013 | Impact
Jim Luce

Not often do I have the chance to meet with royals who care deeply about orphans. Unable to get out of meetings in Manhattan, I did the next best thi...

Right View: Seeing The World Through Buddha's Eyes

Lewis Richmond | Posted 07.15.2013 | Religion
Lewis Richmond

Seeing the world through Buddha's eyes is the work of a lifetime, one that constantly needs to be renewed at every life stage and in every societal circumstance.

Only Sin Is Not To Be Kind

Sister Mary Ann Walsh | Posted 07.10.2013 | Religion
Sister Mary Ann Walsh

Some things are so important they shouldn't be complicated. An old Italian woman once told me the only sin is not to be kind. It's a wise summary of the greatest commandment: to love the Lord with all your heart and to love your neighbor as yourself. Catholicism can be as easy as that.

One Insane Day in Albania. (Yes, Albania.)

Peter Mandel | Posted 07.08.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Color is coming back to the now-independent free-market democracy. A bit of the Balkan Peninsula, it's only slightly larger than Maryland. But there's variety inside that space, including a mountain-studded interior and an unspoiled Adriatic coastline.

3 Moments When The 'Big Picture' Matters Most

Donna Labermeier | Posted 07.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Donna Labermeier

When you are able to see the big picture and realize what is actually going on, you will quietly and calmly become the master of your own life. Your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors will carefully calibrate themselves with clarity, peace, understanding, and truth in order to define a happy life.

Mentors Margaret Thatcher and Mother Teresa Remembered: 'Tough Cookies With Tender Spirits!'

Noel Irwin Hentschel | Posted 06.10.2013 | Impact
Noel Irwin Hentschel

My relationship with Margaret Thatcher began in 1989, thanks to meeting Mother Teresa. These pioneering leaders with a "tough and tender" entrepreneurial spirit inspired creation of The Noel Foundation "Life" Award.

Why Did City Try To Stop Nuns From Feeding Poor?

Posted 04.05.2013 | Miami

The City Of Miami threatened to shut down and/or prosecute nuns who have been feeding the homeless at a soup kitchen set up by Mother Teresa over 30 y...

Questions For Pope Francis On Holy Thursday

Mary C. Johnson | Posted 05.28.2013 | Religion
Mary C. Johnson

The decisions made during Francis' first Holy Thursday as pope will signal much about just what sort of father Francis will be: a loving one who values his daughters as much as his sons, who truly listens and is willing to admit his own mistakes, or a father who signals merely a shift in papal style but not in substance?

Buddha Doodle - 'Small Things'

Molly Hahn | Posted 05.15.2013 | Good News
Molly Hahn

What are the ways that you extend gratitude for day to day things? What thoughts do you think or words do you say out loud? Respond by sharing the doo...