In his response to John, Jesus speaks of hope in the present tense.
Life of Faith
On World Communion Day, I sat in the balcony. The view was stunning.
We’re religious about lots of things, says David Zahl. Just not God.
In the stitched-together story of Advent, we wrestle with each other’s certainties.
I was outraged. I wanted to burn it all down. I wanted to pray.
An incident in Germany reminded me who we all belong to.
Sometimes faith is like encountering a grizzly bear.
It’s troubling to imagine the Son of man arriving with criminal intent.
I had to make room for conversations of thanks, forgiveness, love, and good-bye.
Chess players and golfers might benefit from an early, singular focus. Most people don’t.
Margaret Chase Smith and Abraham Lincoln modeled a better way.
What use are boundaries when you’re sitting with a friend who is about to die?
“What saves us is learning how to love, even to the point of death.”
Build a broad-based movement
In the face of evil, we tend to keep our heads down. Not Witold Pilecki.