There’s a hallelujah for pretty much everything: a point, a moment, when one’s observation or participation in a thing calls forth praise to God. Most of the time we miss […]
It would be good to learn to nose-dive into a full, bodily celebration of the good at hand, even when it is as simple and routine as dew and a nicely mowed lawn.
How can we handle imperfection? Imperfection in others, imperfection in ourselves, that unnerving quality which prevents us from calling something fully black or white, beautiful or ugly? Something deep in […]
“Wow, look at that! That’s what I call a beautiful flag bearer! We are having so many of them tonight.” “Wait until you see the blonde holding the flag of […]
Gossip feels therapeutic. When we are feeling down, nothing can anesthetize our blues better than negative news about someone else. Writer Anne Lamott describes a moment once when she felt […]