They Know Not What They Do

Easter has come and gone since the last time I posted, and like Christmas/Advent, my Easters are often tinged with disappointment and discomfort, as I struggle to believe and to feel the joy and certainty of so many Christians I see around me. “HE IS RISEN!” they say and post on social media, in everyContinue reading “They Know Not What They Do”

Learning to be curious, not judgmental

If you’re not watching Ted Lasso, you need to get on it. Every episode (except for that weird dream-like sequence involving Coach Beard–just skip that one) is like a meditation on leadership, vulnerability, character, and relationship. This is the only show I’ve ever watched that will literally make you a better person. Not even kidding.Continue reading “Learning to be curious, not judgmental”

Zelensky’s children

I, like the rest of the civilized world, have found a new hero, Ukrainian President Voldomeyer Zelensky. How can you not be inspired by a leader who refuses to abandon his people, at great risk to his own life, who perfectly frames the moral stakes of a great conflict, who so powerfully articulates a loveContinue reading “Zelensky’s children”