Several events scheduled for 2014–15 may make a significant difference to life in Europe and around the world.
Under the leadership of Moses, the children of Israel make their way to the Promised Land, but their 40-year journey is marked by one episode of faithlessness and rebellion after another.
Are bullying and being bullied just a natural part of growing up? Does dealing with bullies make children stronger, more resilient? While that view may be popular in some quarters, the latest research suggests that it’s anything but accurate.
Given the wide range of advice available on dealing with bullies, it’s little wonder that many parents are confused about how best to help their victimized children. To help bring some clarity to the issue, Vision’s Gina Stepp interviews researcher Dieter Wolke of the University of Warwick.
That we affect our environment in various ways is beyond debate, but can we alter the planet and its systems to reverse current trends and avert an impending catastrophe, or do we overestimate our power?
Around the world, the daily news is peppered with stories of violence, war and murder; it’s easy, therefore, to begin thinking of a lost life as little more than a statistic. But do people have the right to end the life of another? What is a human life—whether an elderly person, a newborn baby, or anyone in between—and what makes each one valuable?
Three books offer insight into how to better find and practice excellence, and how to avoid those habits and instincts that too often derail our efforts.