The Common Good

Margaret Benefiel

Margaret Benefiel, Ph.D., author of Soul at Work and The Soul of a Leader, works with leaders in health care, business, churches, government, and nonprofits to help them stay true to their souls. Visit her website.

Blog Posts by Margaret Benefiel

Posted by Margaret Benefiel 15 weeks 4 days ago
Pope Francis, in his message for the World Day of Peace on Jan. 1, stresses the concept of fraternity as the basis for a moral economy, moral society, and moral relationships among nations. A...
Posted by Margaret Benefiel 19 weeks 2 days ago
The world lost a hero yesterday.  Nelson Mandela, 95, died at his home in Johannesburg, South Africa, after a long illness. From prisoner of 27 years to President of his country, Mandela...
Posted by Margaret Benefiel 23 weeks 17 hours ago
World War I hostilities ceased at 11 a.m. on the 11th day of the 11th month, Armistice Day, 1918. Dubbed “The war to end all wars,” World War I closed with a commitment to peace.  A year later,...
Posted by Margaret Benefiel 28 weeks 2 days ago
Ancient stones, steep stairs, and sparkling fresh air greeted me upon arrival in Assisi, Italy, a month ago. Lush olive groves, leaves iridescent in the sun, offset the city stones. “What sort of...
Posted by Margaret Benefiel 39 weeks 3 days ago
What better way to honor Nelson Mandela on his 95th birthday today than to reflect on his concept of Ubuntu? Ubuntu, a word from the Bantu languages of southern Africa — roughly...