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Beyond sadness, a saving hope

Martyn Drakard | 11 September 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: depression, hope, melancholy
A writer finds there is a remedy for the “black dog” of depression.


What is #OccupyWallStreet hoping for?

Max Torres | 14 November 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: economics, hope, Occupy Wall Street
The protest movement is a sad parody of the notion of progress through materialism.


Gabrielle Giffords healing

Sheila Liaugminas | 13 June 2011 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Gabrielle Giffords, healing, hope, human triumph, recovery, Tucson shooting
On that awful day she was shot point blank in the head at close range, we could only hope Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords would survive. We couldn’t imagine how she could, we only hoped and prayed. She was us, all of us, and we needed her to fight for life. She has. Beautifully.


‘Even saints have a past’

Sheila Liaugminas | 14 March 2011 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: forgiveness, fraternal love, hope, Roland Joffe, St. Josemaria Escriva
That’s the teaser on the promotions for the upcoming film ‘There Be Dragons’, particularly a colorful four-page flyer I held up for my audience at a recent talk on ‘the ultimate social network.’ Why is this project so interesting? Because an agnostic Hollywood director, known for other films highly successful in the popular culture, decided to make this new one about the dramatic real life story of…a Catholic saint.


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