“We have learned to accept diversity in the many peoples around us by falling in love with their foods… that’s why I’m optimistic.”
Life of Faith
The Nigerian-born activist grew up in Maine playing with the dirt—and experiencing environmental racism.
For Simone Weil, paying attention means asking, ”What are you going through?”
“We are not exaggerating when we say that we found the remains of the two rooms of Mary of Egypt. This is no legend; it’s reality. It’s a holy place, where the heavens opened three times. . . . It is the most important spot in the world.”
The only thing it lacked was a desert—so the monks imagined one.
Faith and water conservation in the desert
If anything had an honest answer, it would be the canyon’s cool indifference and heartbreaking beauty.
“In letting the documents speak to me, I was able to see that the main message is ‘God is love.’ That’s it.”
“The most magical part of thru-hiking is the community that we share.”
For 40 days, we contend with our mortality so that we might know what it means to live.
Why are you still in the church? Why bother with Christianity at all?
Most of us have nouns in common; it’s the adjectives that divide us.
Season One: the desert, a traditional place in the history of Christianity to begin searches.
Talking with five former LDS members who left to go to seminary
Michael O’Loughlin paints a vivid portrait of the complex, compassionate, and sometimes daring ways individual Catholics responded.