Hold on to your seat because I’m going to ask you to do something that sounds a little scary. I’m going to ask you to become less tolerant.
They had to beg George Washington to become president. Now, narcissism is a prerequisite for candidacy. Where are the servant leaders in American politics?
Making peace is a creative work that allows God’s Spirit to work in and through us. But to do it, you have to be willing to make some hard choices.
The end of violence won’t come through half-baked ideas and angry Facebook memes. The end of violence begins with you. It begins in solitude.
Tired of politicians? So am I. It’s up to ordinary people like you and me to overcome evil with good. Here’s how we do it …
What happened in Paris is evil and inhuman. It demands a response. But in this time of violence, how can our response stay true to the call of the gospel?
You cross paths with difficult people every day. Instead of getting even, you need to get creative and kill them with kindness. Here’s how to get started.
The cult of celebrity is thriving. But when we refuse to participate in celebrity worship, we affirm the value of all people — not just the lucky few.
Your job sucks. But it’s more important than you know. The dignity of work is God’s way of saying that you’re just as valuable as everyone else.
Fear takes your good intentions off track and makes you do things you don’t really want to do. Like it or not, your fear hurts other people. Here’s how …
The headlines are filled with apologies. Maybe it’s time to move beyond being easily offended to a life characterized by peacemaking and mutual respect.
From your bank account to your living space, you’ve been conditioned to think that more is better. But have you ever asked yourself how much is too much?
Kindness is a spiritual and moral virtue, a cornerstone of civilized society. But what happens when being kind feels impossible?
When nearly everything we buy is disposable, people become disposable, too. Here’s why throwaway society isn’t working — and how you can help fix it.
Changing the world? We all have ideas about how to do it. But when you start talking details, you realize it’s a lot harder than it looks. Here’s how Jesus tackled it.
Actions speak louder than words. Right actions make our relationships better — our relationship with God and our relationships with other people.
Blessed are the peacemakers, said Jesus. Becoming a peacemaker starts by looking for God’s likeness in yourself and everyone else — and that’s not easy.
We’re more divided than ever. Maybe it’s time to move beyond “us vs. them” and admit that Christian tribalism embarrasses Christ and harms the Church.
Conflict at work is inevitable. But are you part of the problem or the solution? We all have some level of influence in making peace at work.
Poverty is bad enough. But when natural disasters are added to the mix, poverty makes vulnerable people susceptible to a host of other evils.