Our focus, then, should not be on trying to "figure it all out." It should be on finding ways to be more accepting of the place we are currently in -- and looking for lessons that we can call upon for guidance in the future.
Over the course of his illustrious 20-year career Derek Jeter's numbers are remarkably consistent, but in order to truly appreciate what he has contributed to the game of baseball, all of us must look past the statistics.
Times are indeed changing, even for popes. Maybe especially for popes. A new book explores how the papacy has changed greatly, and repeatedly, during the past 500 years through forces largely beyond its control.