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Lessons from Afghanistan
Originally Posted: 12/17/2013 - 9:55am | Type: Magazine Article

Lisa Schirch The long war has made clear the fantasty of firepower "solutions" to complex political problems. ...

I'm An A-Hole Dad
Originally Posted: 02/04/2013 - 11:32am | Type: Blog

My son, Mattias, is a charmer. As introverted and crowd-averse as I am, he feeds off the energy of a group. His uncle Matt calls him “Slumdog Millionaire” because he’s convinced that, if you dropped him in the ...

The Gospel According to Charles Dickens: The Horizon of Death
Originally Posted: 12/25/2011 - 12:51pm | Type: Blog

For a story about conversion, death is a necessary character. It is in the finality of death that our eyes are able to readjust and see the horizon of our life and being. It is wi ...