The realization that little, everyday things need to be noticed. Appreciated. Celebrated. Silence is a common thing. But silence is a glorious thing I never appreciated until I didn’t have it. So I got to thinking … what other common, glorious things can we say a prayer of thanks for today? - Lysa TerKeurst
The script of Parks and Recreation gives a support to strong female leads such as the show's main character, Leslie Knope, who in one season runs for city council. http://www.about-face.org/nbcs-parks-and-recreation-promotes-feminism-for-everyone/#.UW-SrrQ1AzU
This is becoming an ever increasing problem in modern society but if we were to slow down and spend time thoughtfully reflecting, maybe our eyes would open and we would be more effective in creating social change.
Human Rights Day is celebrated annually across the world on 10 December. The date was chosen to honor the United Nations General Assembly's adoption and proclamation, on 10 December 1948, of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), the first global enunciation of human rights and one of the first major achievements of the new United Nations.
Liturgical abuses are a very serious problem, and yet Mass is Mass. Why do some of us in the Latin Rite bicker so much about our liturgical preferences when others around the world have no Mass at all, or risk their lives to go to Mass? Why do we think that we can trivialize the celebration of the Mass when others around the world and over the centuries risked their lives for it?