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Daily Jolt -- Advent Calendar Special

Each day, a special Advent-themed Daily Jolt, with an opportunity for reflection and a microChallenge. Some of the reflections come from unlikely sources, and the challenges help you to take an action, usually a small one, based on the reflection.

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December 6th, 2012
A rich life consists fundamentally of serving others, trying to leave the world a little better than you found it. We need the courage to question the powers that be, the courage to be impatient with evil and patient with people, the courage to fight for social justice. — Cornel West

Today, donate $10 or more to Catholic Charities, an agency working to reduce poverty, support families, and empower communities.

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  • Megan

    or… get involved with any organization that is working for gospel justice. Catholic Charities is a start, but Cornel West meant more than just “give to charity” when he suggested we start working for social justice.

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