I've been inspired this year by Shonda Rhimes, the Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu, and Paul Angone.
Faithfulness isn't always pious or sweet.
We gave our readers a one-word writing prompt: "enemy."
Two recent books testify to the difficult but hopeful work of forgiving in the most trying circumstances.
Using powerful stories, Desmond Tutu and Mpho Tutu equip us to address deep questions about forgiveness, wholeness, and new life.
On the porch of a cottage in North Carolina, I gaze in wonder at the expanse in front of me. It's conducive to thinking and reading as well as meditating and praying.