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Penance

Can One Make Theatrical Penance?

Howard Sherman | Posted 09.30.2012 | Home
Howard Sherman

As another convicted criminal comes to Broadway tonight, I wonder about the role theatre plays, as therapy, as career, as vehicle. Can people transcend their past, can they come to terms with it, and will audiences accept them if they do? Or are we always in the jury box, dozens upon dozens of angry men and women all, rendering our own particular verdict?

Lent: For Your Penance

Enuma Okoro | Posted 05.01.2012 | Religion
Enuma Okoro

Penance for me over the past week has meant re-immersing myself again and again in conversation with Christ, each time hearing God's invitation more clearly to be the source of my ongoing healing.

It's Finally Over -- and It Was Wrong

Jim Wallis | Posted 12.27.2011 | World
Jim Wallis

The initial feelings that rushed over me after hearing the announcement that we're pulling out of Iraq were of deep relief. But then they turned to deep sadness over the terrible cost of a war that was always wrong: intellectually, politically, strategically and, above all, morally.

iConfess: Apps For Coming Theologically Clean

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Cathleen Falsani

While some users might consider "Confession" little more than a gimmick, its creators appear to be serious about their intent: to draw more Catholics back to the church.

Finding Artistic Inspiration in People With Asperger's Syndrome

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

Many people take their ability to think for granted. For some people, thinking seems to happen automatically. Others struggle to understand a concept....

How Marketers Capitalize On Your Fear: Confessions Of An Ex-Ad-Woman

Judith Acosta | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Acosta

Being a therapist is not too different in some ways from being a copywriter, when you think about it. It's all about understanding people, their motivations, habits and triggers.