The Power of Silence

There was so much for all of us to think about this past week that it’s almost impossible to single out one thing. It’s almost impossible to know where to start. My brother Timothy reminded me that the mystics like to speak of a dimension of experience that is “wordless.” He told ...

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Pray For Charlotte 1

Don’t Be a Spectator

I can’t tell you how many times I wrote this week’s essay, only to change the topic again and again as the week unfolded. I shifted gears each time the news headlines exploded, leaving me and everyone I spoke to shaking our heads. It seemed that all of us were fixated and obsessing on ...

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