Baggage Fees

We all–it is said–carry with us a certain amount of “emotional baggage.” Sometimes, we barely notice the weight of it. Other times, we doubt we will be able to take another step carrying this burden.

Resurrection Is Costly

The possibility of resurrection–life arising from death; hope arising out of despair–calls to us enticingly…but what does it require of us?

The Climate of Justice

Addressing climate change calls on us (humans) to wrestle with our unfortunate tendencies toward denial, apathy, cynicism, and despair. However, it also calls forth from us our noblest aspirations toward compassion, connection, and courage.

Guilty as Sin

Looking at the tragic (and unnecessary) suffering that pervades our world, we can understandably feel guilty for all that we have not done to alleviate it, losing faith in ourselves and in humanity at large. How might we approach this feeling of hopelessness as … read more.

Answer the Door

The Letter to the Hebrews in the Christian Scriptures says, “Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by doing that some have entertained angels without knowing it” [“angels unawares” in the oft-quoted version).

Forgetting to Remember

Memory is a powerful tool, one that can lend itself to healing or harming. How do we choose to use it? And what are those things we forget to remember?