Celebrate Anyway

Celebrate Anyway

Yesterday we went to visit our Venezuelan friend at the Eloy Detention Center. She celebrated her birthday last week. We sent her a card and spoke to her on the phone, but it’s always better to see someone in person, and I can imagine it’s tough to be in a mood to...
Not Giving in to Despair

Not Giving in to Despair

Easter occurs very late this year, so Lent is also beginning later—certainly later than it did last year, when it fell on Valentine’s Day—and what a paradox that was! This start to Lent also feels rather paradoxical, because yesterday the Episcopal Diocese of Arizona...
The Value of Experience

The Value of Experience

My editing work is influencing my spiritual life again. I love it when that happens. I consider it a great honor to get to read what I edit—and to edit spiritual works so that often what I read is edifying, and sometimes challenging, for me. I value the experience,...