Vivid moments of contrast can provide richness and fresh insight. That doesn’t mean they’re all meaningful or enjoyable, though.
When we reduce complex conversations to simple for-or-against-us battles, we perpetuate the conditions that make creative and peaceful resolutions unlikely.
One of the most beautiful aspects of a University is intentional space for exploring differences in perspective. That space is worth fighting to preserve.
The fall of the Berlin Wall was an early memory as a child, scarcely comprehended. Americans today don’t seem to grasp its full import either. But they should.
Halloween wasn’t always just about costumes and candy. If you don’t really dig the ‘spirit’ of the holiday, here’s something you can try.
If you think life should be easy, its hardness can feel crushing. But what if this difficulty is an essential feature, rather than a disconcerting mistake?
Since my mother-in-law died ten days prior to a day many Christians call Good Friday, I have wondered what about the crucifixion of the Messiah is “good.”