For some congregations, sitting down together for a meal is the heart of worship.
Its demise came from the same system that killed George Floyd and Breonna Taylor.
As Christians, we understand the importance of in-person worship. As APNs, we know how serious COVID-19 is.
It takes more than isolation to make us into contemplatives.
The idea of this place is incarnation. When someone here gets sick, so does everyone else.
Two reality TV shows remind us why physical connection matters.
Loneliness is a public health crisis, too.
My spiritual practices have long been communal ones. I love people—and their presence.