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How to Choose the Right Charity

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Charity, St. Stephan's Cathedral in the Background by August Heinrich MansfeldEvery year, Americans donate almost $350 billion to charities. But it is difficult to know where that money goes. Some charities are notorious for spending large percentages on donations on operating expenses. Some charities, no matter how well-meaning, simply don’t do much good. And, in the worst cases, some charities actually undermine the causes many of their donors mean to champion.

If we value giving to charity, how can we be sure our money is being well-spent on causes we support?


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On Success and Failure

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Dagr by Peter Nicolai ArboWe all have things we do, things we wish to accomplish, that are a part of who we are. But what happens when we fail? When our dreams of success are dashed by the harsh realities of life?

To kick off our Month of Self-Reflection, an anonymous British guest poster shares her reaction to the Olympic loss of pentathlete Mhairi Spence and what it taught her about her own successes and failures. (Read more about Mhairi…)


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