From the agony of Job and the psalmists in the Bible, to the protest of the searching agnostic nowadays, we do all seem to want a more visible, more extravagant, less modern God.
It was a heated discussion. Sarah, our boys and I were driving to an uneventful afternoon at the shopping mall. Pietro and Matteo were making plans and getting excited for […]
What does it mean to be a man today? What makes a guy a guy? Muscles? Brain? An instinct for leadership? It sounds like such a simple question. Men are […]
Live without hope. Think without hope. It makes suffering worse. That is the moral of a recent piece on The New York Times’ The Stone blog named, fittingly, Abandon (Nearly) […]
One of my favorite stories of all time is that of a young man who dreams big. And his dreams come true. But about 13 years of suffering and humiliation […]
An iconic movement blossomed in Parisian circles in the late 1860s. Artists like Claude Monet, Jean-Pierre Renoir and Edward Degas started to forge a new way of painting, opening a […]
Nothing inspires me most than seeing a good person die. I mean not that they die, of course. I wish they would live longer; I wish they’d never die. But […]