I have been thinking about faith, manifested in two of its aspects in Taos: The Penitente Morada behind Mabel’s house, and the nearby graveyard.
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Faithlessness is, first of all, a failure of the imagination.
There was a magic in the pretty Mary and her shiny blue gown next to the tall Joseph with his staff.
Reimagining the way the Christian Church in all its forms might benefit women… raises, inevitably, the issue of language.
We rounded up men who had committed no crimes, on suspicion only. We are doing it again.
As this memorable year comes to an end, I’ve chosen my sixteen most popular posts of the year, based on visits, comments, Tweets and Facebook likes. It gives me a great sense of satisfaction to know that I’ve been able to cover a lot of ground with these posts and in a satisfactory way. I
The American Dream didn’t just promote home ownership. It also promoted large families… The ideal, for some, was The Holy Family of the Bible.
As we head, again, into the season of attacks on reproductive rights… I wonder how many of them stem, unconsciously, from the familiar version of the Annunciation.
It has always been clear to me that words, on which I’ve built my creative life, can’t heal. They can illuminate and inspire… but those same words would be powerless to heal in the face of tragedy.
This past Lent I thought I made an agreement with myself to enter into all the ceremonies of that six-weeks season of suffering… and then to reward myself with the glorious resurrection of Easter.