The Epiphany is a source of grace and understanding for Christians, particularly Catholics who are unsure about those of us abused by clergy. Here are three reasons why. Perhaps you’ll be inspired by this brief read to rethink how you relate to survivors of abuse who are … Read More Fellow Travelers
Excerpt by Ed Mazza, HUFFINGTON POST, April 25, 2017 “A single individual is enough for hope to exist, and that individual can be you.” In a surprise appearance via video at the TED 2017 conference in Vancouver, Canada, on Tuesday evening, Pope Francis said that tenderness is “the path of choice for the strongest, most courageous men and… Read More Pope Francis Gives a TED Talk
Christmas is a time to share stories of wisdom. Here’s some wisdom: On the road of life, make sure to double check other people’s directions.
For our Christmas 2017 Issue, a different kind of tree wisdom.
Excerpt for our Christmas 2017 Issue Whitney Hetzel, GETFED: FEED YOUR FAITH, April 7, 2016 This author quotes Saint Pope John Paul II with something some of our readers may appreciate: “Whoever suffers from mental illness ‘always’ bears God’s image and likeness in himself, as does every human being. In addition, he ‘always’ has the… Read More Mental Illness: Five Patron Saints to Invoke
Here’s a gift for your wallet or refrigerator door. Next to all your other emergency numbers….
Michael D. Hoffman From the Oxford dictionary, Advent is defined as the “arrival of a notable person or thing.” As Christians, we wait in anticipation of Jesus’ arrival and the peace, comfort and joy in our hearts which that brings. I believe this with all my heart. However, the simple spirit of the season of… Read More Personal Courage of the Abuse Survivor at Christmastime
Excerpt for our Christmas 2017 Issue 20 Celebrities Who Struggled with Depression (and other chronic mental illness) Amanda Macmillan, HEALTH, April 23, 2013 Being famous doesn’t mean you’re immune to depression, including postpartum depression and bipolar disorder. Here is what 20 famous people have to say about their struggle and success with depression here.