A recent study reported in The New York Times (Aug. 3) determined that people who read books live an average of almost two years longer than nonreaders. Indeed, the lives of readers are likely to be not only longer but deeper.
His name is Omran. He sits motionless in an Aleppo ambulance after his family home was bombed. His silent stare screams at anyone looking: “I am a human being! Why can’t you see me?”
The phone call came when I was boiling sweet corn — suppertime on a hum-drum Sunday whose excitement peaked with a trip to the grocery store. […]
Shortly before I started the fifth grade, my family moved from a farm in South Dakota to the farm where my mom grew up in Minnesota. […]
Conscience brings us into the realm of morality, considering not only what could be done, but what ought to be done in specific situations.
The level of distaste for both major parties’ presidential candidates is at an historic high. In the midst of this discontent, the traces of two distorted approaches to voting have become clear.
What is it like to volunteer with the Missionaries of Charity in Kolkata? Thousands travel to Kolkata, India, each year to give their time helping the […]
“Migrant workers.” Many of us have heard that term, and many of us have a picture of who these workers are and what their lives are like. Right?