We cannot erase our emotions, but we can learn to lower their intensity so that they become more manageable.
Am I happy with how my life took shape?
Confused and disoriented, he was making his way home from the grocery store.
Pagans understand there is a spiritual world.
I’m not sure when it dawned on me that I had embraced pretty deep racist attitudes expressed unconsciously in regular behavior.
Authenticity means hard work, which is something ChatGPT doesn’t know.
Launched in 1977, the Voyager 1 spacecraft was commissioned to explore the outer regions of our solar system.
I felt immediately at home there.
The wise woman did not mock, embarrass, or belittle the man. She waited for the right time to express her opinion to him.
What I’m describing is a moment I never could see coming.
As you slowly sand along the grain, the wood begins to reveal its beautiful characteristics.
He’s different,” they said. “Different” meant I was not one of them. The difference had to be highlighted.
Comparing these categories is like the proverbial apples and oranges comparison.
They weren’t the same people anymore, and they were struggling to love each other well.
Our visits continued, and we were enfolded deeper into the lives of this couple.
Members of the denomination young and old have concerns about our future.
I, like most others, didn’t start attending AA meetings out of mere curiosity or boredom. I was compelled by the damage caused by my drinking habits.
Of course Black lives matter, and it is important in the church of Jesus, in the historical and present context of North America, to say so unequivocally.
The proposed binational restructuring report before synod this June perpetuates the lack of parity we feel in leadership of our ministries in Canada.
It is a ministry that bears witness to both creation and the mysteries of death—sometimes in the span of a single workday.
A seminarian on his first summer assignment, in Vermillion, S.D., is about to embark on an adventure of a lifetime.
When I tell people I work with people who have Down syndrome, they often make comments about the patience I must have. I have grown tired of those comments.
I can’t change the fact that at a very young age I learned this behavior of ignoring older women, but I am responsible for how I behave today.
A place of beauty and wonder. Stark contrasts and high drama. Secrets and mystery.