Category Archives: God

The Olympics & faith: Ancient wisdom, modern practice, part 1

Ryan Hall is a Team USA Olympic marathon contender.  He’s also a man quite open about how his faith is influencing his training and event participation.  A recent New York Times feature about Ryan, “A Runner’s Belief: God is his coach”, … Continue reading

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Platform to Employment – hope for the unemployed

It is heartbreaking to be unemployed or to know the unemployed.  A recent 60 Minutes segment highlighted the success of an experimental program – Platform to Employment – based here in Stamford, Connecticut. Scott Pelley began by saying, “Never in … Continue reading

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Stories of Two Pioneering Women

Following last week’s post, Women’s History Month 2012: Education & Empowerment, I thought readers may find it interesting to hear the stories of some of the women I had researched.  Because of space considerations, I’ll select 2 of the many … Continue reading

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Across the U.S., Beginning Efforts to Replace Drug-Based Therapies

While preparing last week’s column, “Spirituality is a new component in Juvenile Detention Centers”, I discovered many more stories than could possibly be written in these posts. Across the US, beginning efforts to replace drug-based therapies with yoga, mindfulness, meditation, … Continue reading

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