Colman McCarthy directs the Center for Teaching Peace, a Washington non-profit.
In case you weren't keeping up with realities that matter, or were stressed dealing with ones that don't, May was National Bike Month. It's notable that we have no National SUV Month. Only bicycles get their due.
As heartening as Tiger Woods' recent victory was, golf itself as both a game and a business has been having moments of decline. Still, the ancient game's spiritual side endures.
I've been privileged to be a volunteer teacher for 34 years. In light of the recent college admissions scam and suits, I asked my students about their own college application process. What they wrote was heartfelt, honest and, in some cases, alarming in how deep was their anguish.
Column: If Michelle Obama had had a moment or two of speaking truth to power, and dared deliver a few syllables of "input" on restraining her husband's hawkish ways, would it have made a difference?