Joy and the well-lived life
"Look at the birds of the air," said Jesus. Our lives are more akin to the frantic scurrying of rats and the disciplined marching of ants.
Our intercessions are for us
The prayers of the people call us. When we answer, we invite the possibility that it is we who will be poor, hungry, sick, and in prison.
Essays by readers
In response to our request for essays on the topic mistake, we received many compelling reflections. Here is a selection.
A thousand days of child nutrition
Around the world, apples have become a symbol of good health. And around the world, lots of people can't afford them.
Sibling rivalry among three faiths
Judaism, Christianity, and Islam are connected as older and younger siblings. It's an asymmetrical relationship.
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