Monthly Archives: October 2012

Revisiting Romney and his vision of hope

Monday night, Mitt Romney closed the third and final presidential debate by telling the American people that he has what it takes to protect and restore this great nation, which, in his estimation, serves as the hope of the earth. Though rhetorically powerful, there is reason to pause over this notion that the decision we […]

A Prayer Among Friends

a poem by John Daniel “Among other wonders of our lives, we are alive with one another, we walk here in the light of this unlikely world that isn’t ours for long. May we spend generously the time we are given. May we enact our responsibilities as thoroughly as we enjoy our pleasures. May we […]

“We can’t be comfortable”

Sitting in her office at New Haven’s First Presbyterian Church, Maria LaSala seems much like the many other Presbyterian ministers I’ve met in my life. She has pictures scattered about from various important moments in her career, a large collection of books filling the shelves that line one wall and is quick to tell stories […]

Originally posted on Everyday Ambassador:
Today’s post comes from Abby Gerdts, the Director of International Programs at Artists Striving to End Poverty (ASTEP), a nonprofit that provides arts education and empowerment programs for under-served youth.¬†ASTEP’s mission is to connect performing and visual artists with underserved youth in the US and around the world to awaken…

There’s a little Romney in us all.

In a campaign that’s become much more about personal attacks on the competitor than a testament to his past four years in office, Obama’s team has kept themselves busy selecting sound bites and digging through Romney’s political and business records. And, as has been noted again and again, Mitt makes it remarkably easy. There was […]