The light at the top of the exit ramp was red when I pulled up to it. There was a man there. Grizzled. Curly beard. I recognized him. I’ve given him protein bars before. I pulled one out of the box between the seats and rolled down my window. “Here you go,” I said. “Oh,…Read More
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It’s Just Not That Simple, People!
Sometimes I think you guys must get tired of me saying the same things over and over. Like this: The world isn’t black and white. I know everyone knows this, but people don’t act like they know it. I read an article yesterday called “The Rise of American Authoritarianism,” which addressed the bewilderment so many of…Read More
Changing My Heart
Lately, it seems that everything–in the news, in my Facebook feed, and in my small corner of the world—has been nudging me in a single direction, a simple phrase that whispers in the back of my head: Stop judging. I asked my spiritual director last week, “How can I interact with the world without judging?…Read More