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The Consolation of a Low Anthropology

“A Philosophy of Consolation Directs Us to Two Important Salves: Understanding and Companionship.”

Kingdom Prescription

If We Have Physical Eyes, Then It’s Safe to Say We Have Spiritual Eyes That Require Lenses As We Age

The God Who Makes George Bailey’s Life So Wonderful

There is a Hard Line between the Sentimental and the Eternal Messages of this Movie

Fifteen Beatitudes for All Saints’ Day, 2020

Paraphrased from Matthew 5:3-7 for this sermon. With thanks to Buechner, NBW, Same Old Song, K Lamar, and T Brewer.

Six Lessons Learned from the Past Six Months (Thus Far, Sort of)

A friend recently commented that, just because the end of this pandemic may not be in sight doesn’t mean there’s not an end. Fauci ventured something similar a couple months ago. I didn’t take it to mean that the end is necessarily eons away, just that, like so much related to this fiasco, it’s hard […]

“Remembered by Love”: On Isolation and Christian Community

“Loneliness — Not Obesity, Cancer, or Heart Disease — is the Nation’s ‘Number One Health Crisis'”

Beholding the Lilies of the Field

For Each Moment, No Matter Our Fears, We are Safe, and Loved.

Grace and Justice Beyond the Grave: The Memory of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Without Grace, We Cannot Truly Remember the Departed At All

A Broken DVD Player and the Gift of Being Known

On Surprise Packages and Divine Love

Farewell to Summer: Remembering (But Not Cherishing) Our Summer in Abaddon

The Sounds of Summer Have Been Protests and Ennui, but Don’t Stop Listening.

Surrender! Surrender!

And It Almost Never Works, Because What is that Even About?

A Grave Burden

You Can Carry Your Memories, and God Can Carry You