High school teacher Tom Tobin reflected on Flannery O'Connor's essay, "The Teaching of Literature," and its implications in the modern classroom.
Letters - 2014
A girl, raised protestant, who is introduced to the movement. How "something as fragile as an encounter" made her certain of the truth.
We are great activists; we try to do everything ourselves. Then, one comes to the realization that life is in His hands...
A month ago, my wife was diagnosed with a benign brain tumor that needed to be removed. This is the kind of news that “cuts you at the knees."
Angelo's hope despite losing his job.
The introduction of the movement in Taichung, Taiwan.
In the face of debt, marital frustration, and the struggle to simply make ends meet, how do we still find Christ's face?
Below is a letter with which a girl of the Moscow CL community invited her friends to join the peace march that took place on March 15th, in the Russian capital.
A reflection on the Page One section of Traces’ March issue, “Witness and Recounting.”
The dispute of euthanasia made personal within the workplace and how one women who "faced the circumstance with truth."
Below is the letter that a friend wrote to Alberto, the Director of Retemanager, an association helping people over age 40 to find jobs.
A woman who was able to find the "silver lining" in her illness and now considered it a gift rather than a defeat.
Living the life of the Movement among financial frustration and familial dissaproval, yet conquering all of this to remain in front of Him and the friends that bear his face.
A reflection on the 2014 GS vacation.
A reflection from an inmate, who is determined to continue his faith unwaveringly.
Camilo describes how encountering Christianity allowed him to be fearless in front of reuniting with his father.
People can attack the Movement right and left, but I only care about what I met and saw: friends who live in Jesus and for Jesus, bearing witness to His presence with their daily lives...
A reflection on the common fund: distinguishing what is mine and what is given.
Below is a letter written by Maria Grazia Beghin (a member of the Fraternity of Saint Joseph) a few weeks before dying, after a long illness, on December 15, 2013.
A middle schooler's experience of the movement. How despite moving to another city, her determination to find meaning and true happiness did not fade.
A recent Crossroads event in Houston, where Dr. John Lienhard spoke of "The Engines of Ingenuity."