Is Hospitality More Important Than Love?

So many songs have been written about ‘love is all we need’, in the name of world peace. But what if we took a different tack? What if, instead of trying to love (or hate) everyone, we simply tried to be hospitable? Hospitality is about making others feel comfortable and cared for. It’s about creating …

The Purpose of Parenting: Encouraging Autonomous Human Beings

Parenting is such a challenge. I know this from experience because my wife and I have raised two daughters and the stories I’ve heard from other parents confirm it. Raising a child is one of the most difficult, complex, and challenging tasks that any human being can engage in. From what I can gather, we …

Art to Ponder

Contributors: Rose and Sandy from Facebook. Fun_Owl  1 April  Ukraine… art by Vika Krokhina, a first-year student of the Poltava Technical University, Ukraine. UniteWomen.org  1 April Anja Rožen, a 13-year old elementary school student from Slovenia is the winner of the international contest Plakat MIRU. She was chosen among 600,000 children from all over the world. “My …