What deep desire do my sourdough starter and jade clippings represent?
It takes more than isolation to make us into contemplatives.
For my money, John’s is the only Gospel in which Jesus seems really lonely.
Humans can't flourish without institutions, flawed as they are. Holding them accountable, and increasing their capacity, enhances human life.
Some Americans see themselves as isolated individuals struggling in a forbidding environment. Institutions do things to them, not for or with them.