(RNS) For $20,000 you can take your family on a luxurious Mediterranean cruise. Or you can pay a smuggler to take your family on overcrowded life raft or rubber fishing dinghy, and pray they make it to the European coast without drowning.
(RNS) As a not-so-famous blue-collar sage once told me: “Selfishness and entitlement are such fast-growing weeds.”
(RNS) I believe in the great and small miracles that surround us every day. And I believe God is present everywhere if we only look. But that does not absolve God. I am demanding God take responsibility. I demand an accounting.
(RNS) For now, forget about your career and what you will become. Don’t worry that your grade in bio-statistics or geology won’t land you that great job. It’s probably not that great anyway. Now is the time to focus on who you are going to become. By Will Berkovitz.