Salary or Soul: and why it’s so hard to choose

Sometimes our core tells us to do things that bring little to the wallet and exercise our muscles of humanity, found frequently stiff from years of neglect. The competition between coin and conscience is steep. It is not always as easy as we would like it to be to turn down stability on a silver platter for risks served cold on a paper plate. But cold, hard kindness goes down more smoothly and settles more easily into the pit of our stomachs than a hot serving of selfish privilege. … More Salary or Soul: and why it’s so hard to choose

Community: and why we need it

We are moving quickly away from systems of support to systems of solitude by teaching people that it is “every man for himself” instead of “every man for every other man.” The longer we continue to act as if love is a currency that can be handed out to people of a certain skin color or gender, who believe in certain religious doctrines and theologies, and who make certain lifestyle choices that we decide are deserving- the farther we are from furthering Peace. … More Community: and why we need it