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A respectful protest turns into political football

A respectful protest turns into political football

If NFL owners cave in to public pressure and ban taking a knee, they will only be seen as kneeling to Trump

Waste not, want not? Why we can’t stop embracing consumerism

Despite the ‘reduce, reuse, recycle’ mantra, we have embraced a culture of relentless consumption and waste

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In search of the Promised Land

Migration has always been part of the human experience, as people escape natural disasters, drought, famine and/or oppression

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Maintaining a sense of purpose in a changing workplace

While it is easy to blame globalization for the job losses, the real culprits are increased automation and investment in software

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Canada’s landscapes a source of inspiration

These are the great vistas that I consider spiritually charged, that speak about transcendence, that imbue a sense of the sacred, that stir the receptive soul

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A summer reading list to challenge your perspectives

These authors examine death and dying, love and romance, the immigrant experience and cultural chasms, and the heavy burdens family members must often carry

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When in Rome … the value of gestures of respect

Not only does following St. Ambrose’s advice eliminate cause for offence, it opens eyes to the diversity of belief and practice that informs the lives of others

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Brief encounters can change your perspective of others

Brief encounters, like taxi trips, help us make connections with those whose circumstances and experiences differ from ours, but with whom we share our humanity

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Dignity is at the heart of a person’s ability to thrive

We all have a need for economic security, material and emotional well-being – and to belong and be cherished

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