“The Work of Loving the World”

Poet Mary Oliver wrote that her work was “ loving the world.” 

In her life, though, she struggled through some very hard experiences to reach that kind of intention. She found two sources of courage and healing that allowed her to survive.   Does that tell us … read more.

“A Year for Answering”

Zora Neale Hurston wrote, ““There are years that ask questions and years that answer.”  On this weekend just before Martin Luther King’s birthday, it is a time to reflect on how we answer the call of Dr. King’s faithful legacy in 2022.  If we don’t answer … read more.

“No Unlived Life”

As a new year gets underway, we inevitably think about the future, though living through a pandemic seems to make this harder.  If we approach it as a matter of living our own lives with intention, whatever the circumstances, what can help us focus on … read more.