An Elegy for Myanmar

An Elegy for Myanmar

Let me begin with an elegy: Your storied history is strewn with glory and pain, And now it bears a further painful humiliating stain. Varied peoples have sought to make their own way Ever threatened by those who make power their play. Land of beautiful diversity and...
Why You Should Begin the Lenten Journey

Why You Should Begin the Lenten Journey

On Wednesday, we join the larger church in imposing ashes that signal our repentance, frailty and mortality. This season in the Christian year is all about realism and renewal as we bring our lives before God for examination and deepened relationship. Welcoming a holy...
Advent Suggestions to Help Your Soul Feel Its Worth

Advent Suggestions to Help Your Soul Feel Its Worth

One of my guilty pleasures is satellite radio, and in this holy season it ensures that I do not have to listen to “Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer,” “Jingle Bell Rock” and “The Christmas Song” ad nauseum. I can actually listen to some sacred music, which I did on a...