“We have lost our sensitivity to helplessness, and have confused power, a.k.a. autonomy, with dignity.”
Pope Francis’ recent speech focused on the need for nations to help migrants and refugees and resist the politics of fear: Days Before U.S. Election, Pope Francis Warns of Politics of FearRead More
On the Ted Radio Hour, Roz Savage, environmental advocate, writer, and the first woman to row solo across the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian oceans describes what drove her to leave behind her comfortable office job for a life of advocacy and adventure. Savage’s parents were both Methodist pastors and she thinks that at a young age she, “internalized this idea that you’re supposed to have some higher purpose in life other than feathering your own nest.” Listen to her incredible story of leaving behind a comfortable life in order to follow her true calling here: Why Row Across the Oceans?Read More
In this article in Celebration, “A Stranger Rides Into Town,” TCC’s own Melissa Musick recounts eyeing a stranger suspiciously at the park, only to realize that he meant no harm. This happened the same week as the Trayvon Martin shooting. Musick writes, “This is important; this matters: I do not have a gun.” Read the whole essay after the jump:
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