Letter #57, Friday, July 16, 2021: Lebanon #3

    Letter #57, Friday, July 16, 2021: Lebanon: Looking for Hope     "May God protect Lebanon." -- Lebanese Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri, after resigning yesterday at the Baabda presidential palace in Lebanon     Lebanon's Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri speaks at the presidential palace after resigning yesterday, July 15, 2021. Hariri had served as Prime Minister of Lebanon a decade [...]

Letter #21, Thursday, August 13, 2020: Become a friend of Lebanon

"Ah, let me cross over and see this good land beyond the Jordan, this fine hill country, and the Lebanon!" – Deuteronomy 3:25 Dear friends,     I am writing to invite you to join with several dozen other readers of this letter who have become "friends of Lebanon" by donating even a small amount — a [...]

Exploring Mother Teresa’s life, from Sister to Saint

Pope Francis has announced that Blessed Mother Teresa, along with three others, will be canonized later in the year, after miracles were recognized for each of them. Mother Teresa was, in her own lifetime, and still remains, one of the most famous people in the world. But who was she, really? And how did she come [...]