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SHRINATH: Lessons That Solitude Will Teach You

SHRINATH: Lessons That Solitude Will Teach You

In the middle of October, I took a nine-day trip through four cities in Spain — by myself. On the one hand, travelling alone is brilliant. With no one else dictating what to see, I could do whatever I wanted, whenever I wanted. In Barcelona, I walked an average of[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
SHETTY & TRIVEDI: Understand Yourself To Better Serve Others

SHETTY & TRIVEDI: Understand Yourself To Better Serve Others

We think there’s something to be said about getting away —about serving others only after we’ve learned to understand ourselves. Last fall, one of us had the pleasure of meeting a young Filipino man, Rizal, in the heart of Manila. Rizal was passing through Manila en route to his home[Read More…]

by September 22, 2015 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
ROSENBERGER: A Surprising Journey Via Active Meditation

ROSENBERGER: A Surprising Journey Via Active Meditation

Meditation has always struck me as an inefficient use of valuable time. My distinctly Protestant understanding of prayer allowed me to come before God, unencumbered by intercessors or ritualized language, and speedily drop off a collection of charitable thoughts and concerns. Before Georgetown, I saw meditation as an undisciplined foray[Read More…]

by September 23, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top