7 Ways to Rethink Gift-Giving this Christmas

7 Ways to Rethink Gift-Giving this Christmas

The sale was a way to de-clutter, but it also had a spiritual aspect: the season of Advent is coming up, and we are especially mindful of Mary and Joseph having been told that there was no room in the inn. With that in our hearts,  we’re donating all of the...
Ending Gun Violence Requires Action, and Prayers

Ending Gun Violence Requires Action, and Prayers

Too many shootings have taken place throughout our country over the past several years. Escalating violence –whether it is a terrorist attack, a mental health issue, a grudge or revenge attack, or a tragic mistake– costs us dearly. In the past few months,...
Advent Reflection: Prepare Your Heart for Newness

Advent Reflection: Prepare Your Heart for Newness

Is there some part of you seeking an escape from the stress of a lengthy Christmas to-do list and the prattling advertisements that saturate the airwaves long before December? Are you distracted, perhaps even burdened, by how upbeat everyone is expected to be during...