What happens if our religious dialogue becomes an endless, insufferable holiday office party, where the mean drunk becomes the focal point of everyone’s energy?
I love pop psychology pieces that try to make sense of those Christmas-tree-colored splotches that appear on brain scans.
How can we look beyond the next thirty days and focus on our whole lives?
As religious leaders, we cannot ignore what the events surrounding the confirmation hearings are doing, especially to our bodies.
Maya Angelou says that we develop courage by doing small things. "You wouldn't want to pick up a 100-pound weight without preparing yourself."