So many of our conflicts today stem from a mistaken, deformed notion of love—one that departs sharply from what Jesus Himself taught long ago.
As we think of Jesus during the holidays, let us consider His filial relationship with the Father and what it means to be a family ruled by love and unity.
So much anger. So much despair. So much fear. Could this Christmas be a time to clear the air of some of that in our own relationships, neighborhoods, and homes?
When we feel the “spirit” or “magic” of Christmas, what are we really feeling?
It’s hard for most of us to resist the sheer momentum of America’s consumerist Christmas. But once you’ve witnessed precious families just barely surviving—like Joseph and Mary of old—it’s impossible to celebrate Christmas the same way.
Believers talk a lot about seeking and following Christ, but do we want Him more than all the other many delicious offerings around us? Not always so much.
After years of dealing with depression, at the hardest part of a very hard year, peace has finally come. The only way I can explain it is through God.
You’ve heard it before: “Peace on earth, goodwill to men.” Whether viewed as...
As increasing attention is paid to the fight against injustice, there seems to be far less interest in the quality of life that justice is ushering people towards – and its meaning and positive purpose. On those questions, Christmas lays before us some precious answers worth celebrating.
To the extent there is a war on Christmas our best approach is to simply live an authentic Christian life out loud.
At Christmas we often focus on the joy of Christ, but just as important is the way that Christ embraces our sorrows and heals our wounds.
How to celebrate Thanksgiving this year is a challenging question for many American families. Whatever the details of the decision, let’s hold on to the transcendent spirit of the holiday.