Politics with Love and Logic

There is a way of thinking that pits economic prudence or political strategy against morality and compassion, framing the battle as muscular intellect against limp naïveté. Wisdom, in other words, versus love. Sure, you can be liberal (in the dictionary sense of the word—free, or generous), but only insofar as you forfeit the prize of... Continue Reading →

A Spiritual Personality Test

Before there was Enneagram or Myers-Briggs, there was Jesus. When a stickler for rule-keeping asked him (prosaically) about the most important rule of all, Jesus' answer went so far above and beyond that it could easily answer a dozen (better) questions. Let's see. What is God looking for from humans? What is the key to... Continue Reading →

Love Thyself

Last night at Bible study we were having a lively discussion about loving our neighbor when one of the ladies paused.  “Love your neighbor as you love yourself,” she read.  “How are we doing with loving ourselves?”  A sigh of understanding rippled around the room.  We are a group of young(ish) American women: we know... Continue Reading →

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