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All It Takes Is…

If you want to relieve the world's suffering, there’s only one thing you need to do: Share it. Enter into it. In fact, the word compassion at its core means "to suffer with." Suffering-with is how transformation happens.…

"I’m Appealing to My…

What would you do if a stranger sat down five or ten feet away from you—hunched over with life’s burdens and needing to talk? That's the scenario I found myself in last Monday. It was the end of a long workday, and I…

Is Your Giving Doing More…

At the risk of raising an uncomfortable point, imagine what would happen if all the people flying to Mexico on mission trips to build houses used that money instead to partner with their own communities—or hire folks in…

When Not to 'Meet Me…

My mother didn't let us get away with whining, which is yet another reason I love her. She tells me when my brothers and I were little, if one of us whined, she would say (in her signature matter-of-fact tone), "I can't…