This post is not for everyone and I have no doubt that some people will be upset with the thoughts I’m about to offer.
In these Coronavirus days there is a strong sense of shared uncertainty and fear. I had a video meeting yesterday with several friends in Italy, each in isolation in their own homes.
While we say that fear is an emotion we don’t like and seek to avoid, many people seem irrationally attracted to what instills and aggravates fear.
I like that. The world as the theatre of human history, that is, the world as the place where God and people meet and live together.
When the angel left Mary, the challenges and problems of this new era of her life had just begun.
Unbridled ambition is problematic and resentment is exhausting. Love, generosity and forgiveness really is foundational,
Rote learning was a norm in my primary school days, repetition of the times tables, two times two equals four, three times two
So simple that children who naturally and naively live with open eyes and ears get it, when we adults too often miss the point.