How Do I Learn to Forgive?

By James B. When I was eighteen, one night after dark I parked my car outside a city park and went walking through it with my girlfriend.  We were gone for about an hour and when we returned, we found a boy of about fourteen lying across my seat, trying to steal my stereo. I was scared. My girlfriend was scared.  I didn’t know what was going to happen in the next moments.  He could have a gun or a knife.  If he was desperate enough to steal, he might be desperate enough to fight me for what he’...
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Be Strong, and Know that I Am God

By Andrea B. Like all of us, I feel profoundly affected by the recent events of the Boston bombing. As I’ve tried to process such human tragedy, I have been moved by the overwhelming signs of love and support for the Boston community. One slogan that I have latched on to--which has become ubiquitous on buses, t shirts, Twitter accounts, and even the Red Sox Green Monster--is the phrase Boston Strong, truncated down to the charge to “B(e) Strong”. It is a clarion call to show resiliency in the f...
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