“The greatest need of our time,” Thomas Merton said, “is to clean out the enormous mass of mental and emotional… Read more Merton’s Guide through Political Unrest
On a cold and brisk November night in 2008, I rushed from the CTA train to Grant Park in Chicago.… Read more A Tale of Two Visions
Earlier this year, Bible scholar Peter Enns published a book titled, The Sin of Certainty. The central thesis is that American… Read more The Sin of Being Good
About a week before Christmas I was walking out of a store along Colfax Avenue in Denver. Unexpected snow had… Read more There’s No Charge for Kindness
It is no surprise that in an age of post-truth that fake news flourishes. When facts become trivial and discredited by our personal biases, we become easily swayed by what we want to believe. The compelling nature that truth should possess is ignored.
To keep you growing is to keep you vulnerable to life and love itself. -Richard Rohr, The Divine Dance Two weeks… Read more Help! Trump is Coming to Thanksgiving!
As is common each year for a close group of friends and I, we have begun our theater tour of… Read more ‘Arrival’ and the Beauty of Communication
Vulnerability. I hope that’s an alternative title Brandan Robertson considered for his excellent first book, Nomad. Perhaps for many of… Read more Nomad: A Review
2015 was one of those years that, upon quick reflection, you want to forget. On an international level, there’s been… Read more 2015: The Year My Faith Became Free
I’m largely going to leave this post to Kierkegaard’s own words from his famous “The King & the Maiden” parable… Read more The King & the Maiden: Kierkegaard’s Christmas Parable