What is at the heart of relationship? Being known. Vulnerability. Commitment. Yes, yes, and yes! What about mystery though?

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Matt Whalen
Sharing coffee, sharing stories

Last Wednesday, Tim and Ryan invited Anders, Nate, and myself to join them for their weekly Sugar Fixe. We sat outside in the crisp fall weather holding our drinks tightly in our hands to stay warm. Anders, opting for his afternoon Coke Zero, kept his hands in his jacket between sips.

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Matt Whalen
Hope among the dust

L’Arche International featured the L’Arche community in Damascus, Syria, last week. They consider the community to be a “flower of hope” amidst the crippling insecurity and heavy violence that has plagued the city and country for years.

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Susan Zhu
7 years of L'Arche lessons

L’Arche Chicago’s former Director of Development, Sarah Ruszkowski, has spent the past 7 years with L’Arche, and reflects on what she’s learned during her time there.

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Susan Zhu
The IQ of Love

In today’s “faster, better, stronger” society, soft skills like love and independent thought are more important than ever.

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Susan Zhu