tax day

When I was doing my taxes this year, it occurred to me that the process is a bit like praying the prayer of examen. This Ignatian prayer is used at the end of the day to think back on what happened that day, to ponder where God was in it and to think ahead to the next day. In doing my taxes, I was forced to think back on the events of my life in 2011, both the good and the bad.
April 19, 2012

Paying taxes in this country is ordinarily accompanied by much grumbling. But paying taxes is not just a legal duty but a moral opportunity.
April 1, 2011