Dealing with Desolation: Some Thoughts on Managing Pandemic Fatigue

My Easter reflection this year talked about the message of the resurrection being a word of great hope and expectation for people in difficult circumstances, such as the Hebrews caught between the advancing Egyptian army and the Sea, and the people of Judah exiled in Babylon for seven decades. Despite this message of hope, however, … Continue reading Dealing with Desolation: Some Thoughts on Managing Pandemic Fatigue

Who’s Afraid of the Dark? (An Advent Reflection)

My favorite metaphor for understanding the different seasons of the Church year is that of light. It most logically belongs to the season of Epiphany, but I think it plays nicely with the themes for the rest of the year. If Christmas and Epiphany are the seasons when we proclaim: “The people living in darkness … Continue reading Who’s Afraid of the Dark? (An Advent Reflection)