Ethics and Religion Talk: Addressing Fears in the COVID-19, Crisis, part 2

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 04-06-2020 under OPINION

Here are four more panelists sharing words of encouragement and hope. Father Kevin Niehoff, O.P., a Dominican priest who serves as Adjutant Judicial Vicar, Diocese of Grand Rapids, responds: “I find a life of social distancing is quite scary...

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GVSU student shares story of mental health to raise awareness

by (lucas_saye)

Submitted 12-19-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

What happens when a lifetime’s worth of tragedy is forced into that of a 22-year-old?  I interviewed a Grand Valley State University student who wishes to remain anonymous and to only be referred to with the pronouns she/her. To...

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Catalyst Radio: Anxiety Resource Center

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 12-14-2018 under NONPROFITS

Host Jessica Young welcomes Suzette Andres and Jennifer Hienskill of Anxiety Resource Center located in downtown Grand Rapids. Catalyst Radio is the weekly public affairs radio program of Community Media Center. The program is a feature of...

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Treading water: living life with depression

by (kendravanderlip)

Submitted 07-31-2014 under VOICES

When I was younger, my father and I would go watch fish climb the Fish Ladder. While it may seem like a strange activity for a father and his young daughter, we were the family odd couple. We were the loners, the articulately artistic and the...

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Breathe and Be Well

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 12-02-2013 under NONPROFITS

The timing is perfect; in the midst of Christmas activities, choir rehearsals, family and celebrating. With a long list of must do tasks,  we almost always forget to take time to be still and breathe. Do something different this year. Take an...

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McDaniel works through "Anxiety" with sculptural installation at UICA

by (NeuronInertia)

Submitted 09-21-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

For ArtPrize 2012 Ryan McDaniel has a piece titled, "Anxiety," exibited at the UICA. McDaniel's art has changed substantially over the years. He started making paintings that one could match up with an obect in reality. His work has...

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Don't be a stranger

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 09-29-2010 under NONPROFITS

Mary Navarre --  Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids In the movie "Eat, Pray, Love", Elizabeth Gilbert describes her first attempt at prayer something like this: “Hello God, how are you? I’m Liz. It’s nice to meet you. I’...

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