Digging Deeper: Seek Perspective

History Resources:

The Catholic Textbook Project – Colorful story-based history texts. Fair warning – my brother-in-law is the head of this project.


1943 Albert Einstein Letter

…the letter that he eventually got from Einstein confirming, “Yes, I did say this about the Christian Church. It is the only social institution that could stand up to the Nazi regime.”

“Consuming Negative News Can Make You Less Effective at Work” by Shawn Achor and Michelle Gielan

This is important: the second group did not watch saccharine stories about cute puppies, rainbows, and waterskiing squirrels (although we love that viral video). The solution-focused news group watched stories of resilience to build the belief that our behavior matters. Two of the videos included inner city kids working hard to be successful in a school competition, and a 70-year-old man who got his GED after failing the test dozens of times.

Enough by Johnny Sanphillippo