I’d been teaching all day, but when I met Walt I realized I had quite a bit to learn.
For a country that prides itself on its patriotism, we do a terrible job taking care of the individuals that have fought in our wars.
#RethinkHomelessness takes a moment to ask and truly listen to people in their community. We never know what we’ll learn.
A travel experience caused Dr. Jed Diamond to reflect on the staggering amount of refugees and displaced persons in our world today.
The short answer is because they can and want to. The long answer is in the faces of everyone whose lives they touch.
It’s no secret that people become desensitized to homelessness and poverty, but one social experiment shows just how easy it can be to block out those in need.
Galvanized by the injustice of a veteran risking his life for his country only to later find himself without a home, Veterans NOW has developed to end veteran homelessness in Washington DC by the end of 2015.
It was 1 a.m., three hours since I’d last felt my toes, and the four of us stood over a man who may have been dead …
A new study suggests the problem is worse than the official numbers say. Chances are that you probably know someone who’s poor.
While many Americans were watching sports or relaxing with family, Senator Chris Murphy was learning first-hand what it’s like to live without a home.
According to the National Coalition for the Homeless’ new report, these attacks are “believed to be motivated by the perpetrators’ bias against homeless individuals or their ability to target homeless people with relative ease.”
Borrowing a term from T.S. Eliot, poet and scholar Merrill Cole writes on duality and connection, the link between the poetic, the political…and peanut butter cups.
Men juggle different identities through life, and it gets tiring. Joe Rutland knows all too well about the struggle while, and the triumph beyond, wearing masks.
6. You don’t want your boss’s job.
Once you wake up, rested and refreshed, it’s time to move your focus off your problem and onto the solution.
Those who say you can’t aren’t an inspiration.
Dr. Kelly Flanagan says marriage can’t make you un-lonely. It’s a place where two humans can share the experience of loneliness.
Straight talk from a very persuasive dad has a long reaching effect.
Are we faced with so many choices that it’s hard to decide what to do with our lives?
Pete Beisner and his wife have found that sex is a great way to alleviate pain and help people heal after injuries or surgery.
The legendary Notre Dame coach, defining leadership.
People who are “normal” often don’t even know what that feels like.
Have you ever given a gift to assuage guilt for what you couldn’t give your kids? What would happen if you gave the gift of you instead?
In the world’s oldest experiment called parenting, you and the rest of the world are the two objects; your actions (both good and bad) are the unseen forces and your child is the field in between.
Hollywood heavyweight Paul Lazarus shifts gears and draws attention to a mind-bendingly brilliant invention that could save the lives of hundreds of millions.
Using Membership Rewards® from American Express, my family can experience a whole lot of things that might have otherwise been out of reach.
I’ve decided that my funeral will DEFINITELY be a failure if at no point do we hear The Artist explain to everyone present that “This is what it sounds like When Doves Cry.”
What would you do if you met the grim reaper face-to-face? If you’re Jackie Summers, you decide to pay very very close attention.
U.S. Marine Jonathan Buzin is emerging from a suicidal depression. He’s learned that forced positivity only makes things worse. Pain demands to be felt.
One successful entrepreneur reflects on his last conversations with his father, who died unexpectedly at 54, and vows not to live a life of regrets.