As a little girl in Arizona, none of the women in my family had a cultural connection with Girl Scouts, but the opportunity resonated with my mother as a platform that would allow me to excel in school.
It is the logic of consumerism that undermines the values of loyalty and permanence and promotes a different set of values that is destructive of family life.
Both my father and mother were survivors of the Warsaw Ghetto and the Nazi concentration camps. Apart from my parents, every family member on both sides was exterminated by the Nazis.
I take the family shopping round. The markets of the world.
It is no longer an unwritten law of American capitalism that industry will attempt to maintain wages at a level that allows a single wage to support a family.
The God who existed before any religion counts on you to make the oneness of the human family known and celebrated.
No one can find inner peace except by working, not in a self- centered way, but for the whole human family.
The seven deadly sins: Want of money, bad health, bad temper, chastity, family ties, knowing that you know things, and believing in the Christian religion.
The czar always got his dues, no matter if it ruined a family.
The family unit is fundamental not only to society and to the Church, but to our hope for eternal life.