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Goodnight Zoom … How a Five-Year Old’s Questions Inspired a Way to Explain our Unknown Future

While watching PBS NewsHour last night I was touched by Stefanie Trilling’s creative response to her five-year-old daughter’s questions. Whenever her daughter heard an ambulance siren she’d ask, “Does this mean someone inside the ambulance...

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We Need Imagination Now More Than Ever

Right now, many of us are mired in “crisis management” and trying to imagine the “new normal.” But we may not be able to return to our familiar pre-COVID reality. This makes me think a...

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Shared Values Build Community

At our initial meeting with the BVM Future Planning Committee, we asked, “what is uniquely BVM?” Their response was “where there is one, there is all.” Read this inspiring story how BVM’s “all” is expanding...

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Imagining The Future: Growing Into Our Best Selves

What do you get when you combine two non-profit organizations with rich heritages and a common mission? Community reimagined – Mount Carmel Bluffs where “strong values are embedded in the soil, multiplied, and enriched.” The...

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BVM Sisters Share Their Dear Carmel Home

In this article, the BVM Sisters share their plans for a senior living community at their Mt. Carmel home. Their present challenge is to creatively continue their mission of making God’s love known through service...

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