"How am I complicit in creating the condition I say I don't want?" Alejandra Aguirre is better known as Ali. She's been teaching
Accountability requires consequences, both positive and negative. People who demonstrate accountability must be rewarded
By Jenara Nerenberg SJ: Sure, I think small groups of people can function that way--communes in the 60's and 70's, for example
With election day fast approaching, it's worth asking: What is a voter responsible for doing?
This presidential election, the nation faces a vastly unprepared candidate in Republican Donald Trump who also happens to be the least responsible candidate of our time.
No one can demand loyalty and fidelity; it can only grow out of trust and respect. The depth of trust, security, and intimacy can only manifest when we are both committed to ourselves and our partner, and give our love freely, never on demand.
I came back from school one day in early September and went to my grandparent's house. I didn't go to our house because my parents were shuttling between home and University Hospital, where my older brother was being treated. The leukemia had been in remission for months, and he had been doing better. But when it came back, it was overwhelming.
American freedom can tear America apart. Freedom abused by some means freedom threatened for all. The practitioners of hateful speech may be exercising their rights, but they dishonor and weaken America.
Think what would happen if we all decided to do our next action so that it would create positive ripple effect instead of negative?