August was world breastfeeding month, which meant that breastfeeding―and controversies surrounding feeding (especially in public) helped fill the slow, late-summer news cycles. But the stories have continued into the fall. […]
When it comes to judging books by covers, what would happen were we to be judged by the names of fragrances we wear? I can scarcely think of another format […]
While shopping today, my three-year-old pointed to a Christmas tree and asked, “why can’t people wait for Christmas”? She didn’t ask it critically but out of curiosity, interrogating the expression […]
With Jesus’ arrival, God came to us and offered a truce.
Another Advent season is upon us, and with it come the predictable laments about the crass commercialism and overconsumption of the season. These laments are (mostly) good and appropriate and, […]
The Christian year begins on Sunday, December 2nd this year, with the beginning of Advent—so for western Christians, now is the time to take stock of the year past and […]
While Christmas decorations are starting to come down and the world’s attention is turned to the celebration of the new year, I am still immersed in Christmas. Many people where […]