Erica Tighe was 26 when she made the leap: She would set out on her own to be a calligrapher. Full time.
Explorer Ernest Shackleton was vigilant in his effort to keep up morale as he veiled his private worry on his expedition across Antarctica.
When Hurricane Harvey stranded Father David Bergeron, he used his kayak for a greater purpose: to be present for the many hurricane victims stranded in his midst.
The miracle was not just the solar eclipse but its impact, that millions stopped to look up. These days we tend to run low on wonder. This filled us up again.
Historian and writer is shares concern in the new book, “The American Spirit,” about our young Americans who historically don’t know who we are or where we’re headed and do not have a sense of where we came from.
The old farmers used to say you should leave a field better than you found it. Sometimes that called for heavy lifting. Other times it just meant picking up a rock as you crossed and placing it at the field’s edge.
As we settle into a new year already shadowed by political tensions, I’m focusing on the acts of kindness playing out in my midst.
The box went up on a Monday evening in August, a plain white box nestled inside a little wooden tent, mounted atop a fence and beneath the outermost reach of a maple.
The Holy Father has charged us to be a ‘listening church,’ but our noisy Information Age makes it hard to listen well, and my generation may suffer the most.