Politics and the Heart

It’s almost election day. Is anyone else exhausted? I can only speak for myself, but I sure am. I have experienced an especially oppressive spirit over the past few months, and in conversations with others, I’m pretty sure I’m not alone. I think it’s more than just news fatigue. I think there is something spiritual […]

Opposing Trump: Six Months Later

Last spring I wrote a blog post “Why I Must Oppose Donald Trump: One Priest’s Perspective”. Many of you reading this are aware that, to my great surprise (and anxiety) it went ‘viral’ over the summer, eventually being picked up by the Washington Post. It was a strange thing to have thousands of people whom […]

Why I Must Oppose Donald Trump: One Priest’s Perspective

I am becoming more convinced that the era of argument is over. Whether in the public sphere, or sadly, even among family and friends, or communities I have witnessed the very swift decline of exchange of ideas, benefit of doubt, and allowance of nuance. I have certainly been guilty of contributing to this decline, perhaps […]