Some time ago, back when Barack Obama was still president, I read that one of the phrases that guided the workings of his White House was “don’t do stupid stuff”. […]
“What do you want to be when you grown up?” This question is the favorite for primary school programs and end-of-academic year reflection. The wording gets nuanced as you get […]
I had just dropped my daughter off at high school a few months ago and was gliding gingerly on snow-covered roads toward the intersection. I looked to my left and saw […]
Religion can breed both violence and peace – the same religion, that is. I found this curious thesis reading recently Miroslav Volf’s A Public Faith. For Volf, a Croatian theologian […]
Everywhere I go here in Rome – at restaurants, bars, stores – Love My Life is playing. At lunch this week I found myself tapping my feet and humming its catchy […]
These weeks easily have to be some of the most difficult, anxiety-ridden weeks of the year. For most of the people I know, the last two weeks of December involve […]
So, even though I may forget any good intention or plan, and may be tempted not to bother, God’s resolutions give me hope.