Be like water: clear, humble, persistent, and restorative.
This time, David beat Goliath.
John the Baptist's world and ours
If the water keeps drying up, Christians and Muslims alike will suffer appallingly.
At its worst, Protestantism has long been deeply suspicious of all holy things, of the very notion that a physical object can carry anything of the sacred. At its best, such a suspicion is aimed instead at the notion of holier things—of an elite, rarefied sacrality that sets a few things utterly apart.
So I’m not among those rolling my eyes at Rep. Bob Brady for seeing something holy in a glass of water.