As COVID-19 Death Toll Rises, We Need Affection

As COVID-19 Death Toll Rises, We Need Affection

Wendell Berry has been acclaimed as America’s living prophet for many decades now. For some 30 years, his words have served as a plumb line and carved the shape of my highest intentions and my best hopes. I both quickly and liberally confess how far off the mark I am....
John Lewis Crosses Alabama Bridge One Last Time

John Lewis Crosses Alabama Bridge One Last Time

John Lewis crossed the river Jordan on July 17, 2020, and last Sunday, I went to Selma to see him cross the Alabama River one last time. I went because his last crossing simply had to be so very different from the first, with all the power we have within us to make...