I was impressed by the attainments of the Chicago students and I believe they, too, were affected by learning something new. It was a good day in a Chicago public school.
The Kingdom is Within It's Holy Week again, that annual time when some of us struggle with the "orthodox" account of the Passion. How is it morally ...
So I've become the "Peeps Lady." Friends and acquaintances send me images of marshmallow bunnies and chicks dressed as bikers, in police lineups and ...
I tentatively pushed opened the heavy wooden door of Tuštanj Castle and peeked inside. An open air courtyard lay in front of me, enclosed by a gra...
For a liturgical moment, then, last Sunday I was invited to be present to and not try to rush through the most devastating of place's in grief's landscape.
By Carina Hoskisson Make these Easter bunny tail cakes for the holiday, or for any time you want a cute dessert. They're easy, yummy, and cute! You'l...
Being a child of God -- for Jesus and for the rest of us -- is a poetic way of describing our direct, personal engagement with ultimate reality. It is an artful expression of ourselves as physically integrated with the divine essence of the cosmos.
Just in time for Easter!
Lent, which I have described as Spring Training for Christians, is about preparation, about getting into spiritual shape. It is a time of turning inward, looking under the hood and doing a gut check. Where have I been? Do I like what I am doing? Do I like what I have become?
I'm not sure what finally convinced me to click on it but I did. And what I heard was a red carpet interview with Debby Boone about why she was there in support of the GLAAD Awards and her own journey toward embracing the full inclusion of LGBT people.
We found ourselves confronting a sometimes tragic history between our faiths. We asked some piercing questions. We found ourselves learning from one another.
While my boys still get a bit of candy in their baskets, I am always on the lookout for non-edible, fun treats to fill the plastic eggs for our family Easter egg hunt.
There's nothing and no one to fear. Light prevails, not darkness. Death's relentless furrowing will subside, it will not always overwhelm. We will catch our breath again, one day.
If, like me, you don't think you'll have time to prepare anything for Easter this year, this recipe will save the day!
Whether you've given up sweets, savory delicacies, and lavish meals out for Lent or not, a delicious Easter brunch is the perfect way to celebrate the holiday.
The world groans with the voice of those who've been too easily ignored -- they are poor, uninsured, immigrants, women, children, gay. Those who follow Jesus -- that creative band of radicals and troublemakers -- we have to find our voice to speak up for them.