Margaret Gonsalves belongs to the Sisters for Christian Community, Washington, D.C. She is active in church and theological fora. As founder of ANNNI Charitable Trust, she works to empower indigenous girls and women, offering residential programs in English and sustainable development skills in India.

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Turning a gift of $20 into loaves-and-fishes on three wheels

I agreed to give the rickshaw driver 1,200 rupees for 10 hours driving. As soon as I got in, I told him, "Even in this pandemic situation, if you or I see any needy person on the street, we will offer them a free lift."

Evolutionary consecrated life

Let's get rid of the old traps like: "Keep the rules and the rules will keep you." Instead, let's follow the advice of St. Francis of Assisi and, "Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible,  and suddenly you are doing the impossible."

God ran away

Edwina Gateley's memoir oozes the mystical power of a listening heart, the excitement of freedom, and a profound call to kindness channeling through deep faith, allowing everyone to hear the seeds of integrity, compassion and daring courage.

The power of anointing touch

In anointing massage, oils and tears work as outer and inner healers, evoking feelings of being loved, freeing from the yoke of buried guilt, and awakening new hope for the future.