Like many others who are currently unemployed or partially employed, this seminary graduate finds herself with unexpected time on her hands.
Simon Moyle 07-30-2010
The last month has seen six Australian soldiers killed in Afghanistan, bringing Australia's total to 17.
Maryada Vallet 07-09-2010
"Maybe I would be better off just crossing again and going to prison for many years." Upon hearing this, an instant knot forms in my gut.
Onleilove Alston 06-18-2010
Last spring while eating lunch I noticed a domestic worker poring over piles of Christian books.

Lena Horne is gone, but she remains a bright shining light.

In an age when many leaders desperately seek their 15 minutes of YouTube fame, Dr. Dorothy Irene Height was celebrated by presidents and everyday citizens alike for being the rarest of all humans -- a servant leader.

Justin Fung 04-30-2010

It'd be nice if enacting a law would solve the problem, wouldn't it?

John Gehring 03-10-2010
The Washington Post has a new op-ed page writer drawing scrutiny for his hearty endorsement of "enhanced interrogation," which translated from Orwellian into English means torture.
Julie Clawson 03-08-2010
Most countries around the world are celebrating a holiday today.
Jim Wallis 03-04-2010

The window is closing on comprehensive immigration reform. At least that's what the politicians in Washington are saying. They're afraid of more demagoguery. They're afraid of upcoming elections. They're afraid of the politics of fear.

Jennifer Wheeler 02-26-2010
I am a single mom living alone with my 3-year-old little boy in southwest Florida.
LaVonne Neff 02-17-2010

Fifteen years ago next week, on my mother's 85th birthday and exactly one week before Ash Wednesday, my father died.

Jacqueline Klamer 02-12-2010
Three days after a 7.0 earthquake rocked their city, hundreds of Haitians returned to work at SPIA, one of the largest pasta production companies in the country.