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Faithful Dissenters: Stories of Men and Women Who Loved and Changed the Church by Robert McClory

I try to be as honest about what I see and to speak rather than be silent, especially if it means I can save lives, or serve humanity. -Sandra Cisneros

Rabbi Joachim Prinz, National President of the American Jewish Congress: "Among his many, great contributions to mankind, the Pontiff will be remembered wherever men of good will gather for his profound devotion to the cause of peace and for his earnest efforts in the rescue of thousands of victims of Nazi persecution, including many Jewish men, women and children."

When bias against women gets a pass

Atheism, Religion, God is Imaginary, Women, Bigotry, Sexism, Misogyny. | Why is it okay to discriminate against women for religious reasons? - The Washington Post

God frequently uses people for His glory that we as humans would never choose. That fact gives me hope that no matter how insignificant, untalented, or floundering a child, spouse, or even ourselves might be, we should never write anyone off. The bible is full of unlikely individuals that have made a vast difference in the world in spite of the odds.