Reflections After a Tragic Week
Many of us might wonder what we might contribute. We can call our legislators and hold our prayer vigils and protest peacefully. But I think first and foremost, we must look to those around us — particularly, those young lives in our immediate orbit. How might we celebrate them? How might we make them feel special, safe, included?
The Spiritual Life Is Like A Sloth On A Vine
I remember that sloth slowly making its way down that vine. Why? Because it didn’t do what I wanted it to do; it didn’t achieve the ends I expected. And yet, the contemplation of that slow, ponderous, beautiful moment has lasted in my memory despite the apparent disappointment.