The Case Against Airplanes and For Staying Put

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airplane pollution

My generation is all about travel. But what if all that flying is polluting the environment and keeping us from finding true contentment? Christie Aschwanden writes for Slate about her decision to stay grounded for a year: I Stayed Within 100 Miles of My House for a Year: The Case Against Airplanes and For Staying Put

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TCC Playlist: Ukuthula “Peace” by the Cape Town Youth Choir

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Cape Town Youth Choir

“Peace in this world of sin the blood of Jesus brings.”

Listen to the Cape Town South African Youth Choir sing the traditional Zulu hymnUkuthula, or Peace, off their album Forever Young. The song’s lyrics and video are after the jump:

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Feast of St. Bridget of Sweden

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St. Bridget of Sweden by Eleanor Day

For the Feast of St. Bridget, we recommend the painting “St. Bridget of Sweden” by the Catholic artist Eleanor Day. Find more of her work here. Melissa Musick encourages us to, “Honor Bridget today: write a letter to an elected official about a matter of justice and demand that justice be done.” Read more after the jump:

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