GSR Today - Sisters are constantly on the front lines of justice issues and are extremely effective in creating systemic change. This is true historically and continues to be true today.
See for Yourself - What if two tech inventions had babies? What new invention would result? Consider the following, and remember: you heard it here first.
At a recent dinner for persons of color, we shared the experience of overcoming racial dynamics that exist within predominantly white religious institutions. All of us had experienced times when white people would rather see our faces than hear our voices.
See for Yourself - Sure, you can get married in the middle of the night in Las Vegas, but there are things to watch out for. You can even plan a more conventional, less spontaneous one, if you want.
Notes from the Field - Some of my most memorable journeys in Haiti have been accompanying visiting medical mission teams as a translator into the rural countryside of Gros Morne county.
See for Yourself - The flight attendant squeezed down the narrow aisle with her tightly engineered refreshment cart. She got to me, and I accepted a cup of ice water. Delicious.
GSR Today - At the gathering of the Confederation of Major Superiors of Africa and Madagascar, or COMSAM, more than 400 brightly habited women and men religious from some of the most troubled areas of Africa reflected on their roles in the future of their countries and the continent.
Notes from the Field - Attending the United Nations' 62nd Commission on the Status of Women with my Dominican colleagues taught me more about systemic injustice — including the too-often hidden issues affecting Native Americans — and about empowerment that comes from mutual sharing, from relationship.
GSR Today - It's hard to describe the atmosphere of events like the two-week meeting of the Commission on the Status of Women. They are by turns festive, challenging and exhausting; you cannot possibly take in every event, every forum, every panel discussion related to the challenges women face.
See for Yourself - How did Easter roll around so quickly? Wasn't it just Christmas? Why, yes, it was — but months ago now.
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