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A Vision of Heaven in Central Harlem: iHope Finds Beauty Amid Brokenness

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You might expect a school for children who’ve suffered traumatic brain injuries (TBI) to be a sad or somber place, but I found a different reality when I visited the International Academy of Hope (a.k.a iHope) last week. In fact, this converted nightclub above a Conway’s department store on the corner of 116th Street and [Read More...]

How an Elderly Nun Brought Hope, Purpose and Joy to a Young Man at a Crossroads in Life

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At the age of 31, John Schlimm was at a crossroads. He had spent his 20s working in public relations for the White House, and then, for country music stars in Nashville. From a worldly perspective, he had it made. Yet, he felt restless and empty, as if there was something deeper that needed to [Read More...]

Staying Positive Around Negative People

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The following is the text of the Christopher News Note “Staying Positive Around Negative People” (which was written by a freelancer). If you’d like a pdf or hard copy, see the end of this post: No matter how hard we try to maintain a positive perspective on life, there’s no getting around negative people. They’re [Read More...]

What a Subway Ride Taught Me About Evangelization

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A few months ago on this blog, I shared a story about a subway ride to work during which the conductor asked everyone to smile and be more friendly to the strangers we encounter every day. Well, today I’ve got another subway story, this one having to do with evangelization. It started when a man [Read More...]


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