The ancient wisdom text urges us to find joy in the limits of the present moment.
Time ignores our every attempt to harness it.
In chaotic times, focus on routine, ritual, and simplicity.
We don’t pine for a second coming that will bring the world to an end. We pray for the indwelling of Christ that will enable the world to continue.
And it isn’t partisan to say that a president who can’t or won’t do his job should be replaced by one who can and will.
There is a parable here of half-hidden faces, wounds, and a lack of love.
They both resist easy answers to the problem of suffering.
A real solution would require a large infusion of cash.
When everyone is traumatized, caregiving takes on new dimensions.
It always has been—because vulnerability is part of creation.
Even stones are constantly being transformed.
The question “what are we for?” takes on new meaning these days.
Living into the desired new creation is our work—and God’s promise.
Amid pandemic and protest, will we turn to each other and live?
Ed Cyzewski’s prepandemic takedown of the digital formation of Christians is still surprisingly useful.