It's easy to believe in redemption for yourself. I mean, come on, you aren't that bad. But, do you believe redemption is possible for everyone?
Greece Debt Crisis,
Greece Debt Talks,
Worldpost Global Order,
ATHENS -- Our government cannot -- and will not -- accept a cure that has proven itself over five long years to be worse than the disease.
Kids And Technology,
Tweets From Kids,
As my older daughter approached her 5th birthday recently, my wife and I wondered what it might be like if she were on Twitter. We imagined her tweets would be snarky and sharp, would range from the personal to the political, and that she would call us out on our parenting.
A great deal of fuss has been made this week about a supposed "newly discovered portrait of Shakespeare" found on the title page engraving of sixteenth century botany book. The editor of UK lifestyle magazine Country Life, in which the discovery was announced,...
This week I heard the really sad news about the death of a woman that I may have met once or twice or maybe more or maybe not at all. I know her name, and I'm straining to remember her face other than how I've seen in pictures. She was young. She died in her sleep.
The universe constantly delivers signs that you're on the right path; you just need to heighten your awareness of its guidance.
The Irish have made history over the weekend. Voting with an overwhelming majority to embrace gay marriage, they have leapfrogged a big part of Europe.
Forget the ties, the gift cards and all those other boring presents. This year, get the dad in your life something super fun -- an item that he can use doing something he loves with his family and his buddies.
The quality of education in South Sudan is among the poorest in the world. The country has been plagued by decades of violence, brutal war and extreme poverty. Almost a third of the country's children are out of school. In the last ten years the number of children going to school has substantially increased, but the rapid increase has many bottlenecks.
The choice, as I see it for a new generation of Hindus in the U.S., is not between the Hindu tradition or another religion; it is between being Hindu or being non-religious.
All the signs were pointing to a reverberating YES! After 12.5 years with the same employer, things began to shift for me. The 50-mile, one-way, "not a big deal" commute seemed to ramp up in traffic jams. The slight shift in professional challenges seemed to leave me feeling unfulfilled. Work...
On May 22, the United States Senate passed legislation providing Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), or "fast track" for trade bills - not just to the current President but to whomever next sits in the White House. A vote on the bill is expected in the House in the coming weeks....
Gasoline in California is one buck more per gallon than the rest of America thanks to low inventories and a series of suspicious oil refinery shutdowns that drove huge first quarter profits for the oil companies. Our nonprofit Consumer Watchdog has asked California's US attorneys to investigate. ...
This time of year everybody talks about the ritual of college graduation. But no one seems to focus on the other college right of passage that's unfolding now, the move out of the dorm and back home for the summer.
Asking our kids to continually gauge the majority of their life experiences through fun binoculars (and to present them that way on social media) isn't just annoying and unrealistic, it's potentially harmful.
So, wildebeests have perfected what they are and have demonstrated their staying power. With so many other animals on the brink of extinction, there's no immediate reason for us to be worried...Or is there?
"Everything but the present moment is a concept." These phrases, spoken by elders and young change agents from around the world, paint a picture of the magic that happened at the 2013 Ethical Leadership Assembly (ELA) that I attended as a newly named Dalai Lama Fellow. The ELA is an annual convening and week-long learning community for the Dalai Lama Fellows, a global network of young social innovators working at the intersections of peace, justice, ecology.
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"I'm such a jerk. How could I have said that?" "I'm a loser. I'll never get anywhere." "I'm so stupid. I should have learned this by now." "I don't fit in. I don't belong with these people." "I'll never be good enough. I'll never do it...
As a two-time breast cancer survivor, I have been carefully watching all of the controversy that has been going on from the testing of young women for the breast cancer gene through the universal health care debates and now, the new...
I have learned throughout my life that I have to look at the positive aspects of bad memories and turn them into learning experiences.