Stephanie Pawlowski

Trusting Strangers, Trusting Ourselves

Who we trust has changed over the years.  When we lived in small communities, we trusted our immediate neighbors.  We shopped on credit and bartered for goods and services. Now we put our trust in complete strangers we meet online.  How can we take this blind trust and apply it to our relationships?  How can … Continued

Showing Mercy When it’s Us vs. Them

Our first principle is the inherent worth and dignity of every person.  This can be a hard principle to remember when faced with people who spew hatred and vitriol.  In our current political climate, where things seem more divided than ever how can we show mercy and compassion towards people who believe the opposite of … Continued