To meet others as God meets us—prickly and imprecise and difficult though we may sometimes be—is a kind of grace.
One blessing of being retired from ministry is that I'm reading more books that are not directly related to that work.
In a crucial scene of Marilynne Robinson’s new novel, Lila spends the morning thinking, has lunch, then thinks some more. Why isn’t this boring?
When I was a child, I read only baseball box scores. More recently, when Marilynne Robinson has a new book I immediately order it.