Lent’s Labor: Practicing Silence – Part 3

Lent’s Labor: Practicing Silence – Part 3

Opportunities for love’s bond begins close at hand as paths cross in ordinary circumstances: within families (among the most severe testing ground), workplaces, classrooms, churches. A close encounter could lead to dramatic outcomes. Those faithful in large things...
On Speaking and Keeping Silent

On Speaking and Keeping Silent

The conversation was flowing as usual at a dinner with friends when suddenly my friend grew very angry. I did not see this outburst coming. He asked a question about the recent national election, which I responded to in a very polite manner. He accused me of a lack of...
What Is Love Asking of Us Now?

What Is Love Asking of Us Now?

Anne Lamont wrote, “You can safely assume you’ve created God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people you do.” Those are words worth contemplating, on all sides of the political and religious divide today. We live in a time of bitter...