After Francis Church and the New York Sun, I want to say, "Yes, (saint) Nicholas, there is a Virgin -- as certainly as love
MORE FROM INVERSE: Solar Energy-Loving NFL Vet Syd Kitson Is Building the Smartest Town in Florida How the First Gold Rush
So, after Easter, if we would speak of making our community "great again," we must come to terms with the politics of Easter: to be great requires a deep and liberating humility, a mercy and quiet persistence in meeting others in their distress, an allowance for others to speak and to be heard, a universal proclamation of the goodness of all human beings.
Jesus' death reminds us that, while death is dreadful and a real ground for fear, there are worse things than death. Turning away from a life of meaning, mission and vision, or seeking to prolong life with so much zeal that the life one lives becomes a torment, would all be examples of that.
The gospels do not tell us much about Barabbas, but Mark and Luke mention that he was part of a violent uprising and murder
"The Story of God with Morgan Freeman" explores religion over the centuries.
God bless First Mothers and First Ladies who continue to remind us how it can be done peacefully and with hope. This particular insight alone brings me much comfort, knowing that a mother's heart is closer to reaching the White House as president. This fact might very well be our American resurrection.
In fact, many Jews and Christians today believe Jews have never believed in the resurrection of the dead. Yet, the Talmud
- Off to the side of the altar is a doorway leading to a small prayer room with a wall of cast off crutches, and an entrance