New Year, New Resolve

New Year, New Resolve

It’s January, and you know what that means: an endless barrage of “New Year, New You” advertisements from every marketing outlet available. I’ve lost count of the number of ads I’ve seen for gym memberships, diet supplements, weight loss surgery and meal plans – all...
What Story Will You Tell This Thanksgiving?

What Story Will You Tell This Thanksgiving?

Thanksgiving is tomorrow, and the national holiday comes with anxiety for a variety of reasons. From the awkward silence created by in-laws who ask inappropriate questions to discussions about why First People don’t feel at home in America, there’s a lot on the table....
May the Least of What We’ve Done Be Blessed

May the Least of What We’ve Done Be Blessed

Just as the leaves changed in Cambridge, Massachusetts, I took a walk through the historic Mount Auburn Cemetery. Among the winding paths, I found a headstone with a unique epitaph. It read: “May the least of what we’ve done be blessed.” I kept this blessing with me...