Amid the puzzles of life, there is still pleasure in learning and listening.
Vincent van Gogh, Still Life With French Novels and Rose, oil on canvas, 1887.
I've been inspired this year by Shonda Rhimes, the Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu, and Paul Angone.
This Advent, the people who have spoken most clearly to me are women and people of color: Aisha Hinds, D. L. Mayfield, Eddie Glaude, and Liz Theoharis.
Literature and film from England, Hungary, Japan, and Korea
Grace is an exchange, says Terra Schwerin Rowe—but not an economic one.
Consolation comes to me at unexpected angles.
I've hungered this year for art that honors complexity.
Insights from three scholars and one shepherd
This year, I've read the poetry of Mark Jarman, Tess Taylor, and Nicole Sealey with gratitude.
Faithfulness isn't always pious or sweet.