January = Pray + Write + Run

There it is in black and white: my formula for how I got through January 2017. Most Januarys are a little blue for me; February being even bluer, but my heart has been especially heavy this time around. At the risk of getting too personal, I feel really weighed down. When I read the news,Continue reading “January = Pray + Write + Run”

Hypocrisy of a “Christian” Nation

There is a story in Christian tradition from the book of Matthew, of the events that happened after the three wise men visited the baby Jesus and gave him gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh. The story goes like this (Matthew 2, 13-33): When they had departed, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared toContinue reading “Hypocrisy of a “Christian” Nation”

You Gotta Start With Something

In the news this week is an upcoming vote about possible repeal of the Affordable Care Act. The NY Times reported on Tuesday, “Doctors are telling Congress to proceed with caution, insisting that no one should lose coverage. The American College of Physicians, representing 148,000 specialists in internal medicine, has sent letters to senators urgingContinue reading “You Gotta Start With Something”