Broken cisterns

My people have committed a compound sin: they've walked out on me, the fountain of fresh flowing waters, and then dug cisterns — cisterns that leak, cisterns that are no better than sieves. — Jeremiah 2:13, The Message The hills and valleys of southern Mexico had turned the color of café con ... Continue reading

Spiritual schizophrenia

If Europe is spiritually comatose, America must be spiritually schizophrenic. Webster's Third New International Dictionary, 2002 calls schizophrenia a "disturbance in thinking involving a distortion of the usual logical relations between ideas, a separation between the intellect and the ... Continue reading

Spiritual narratives

Somewhere along the arc between birth and death, between creation and annihilation, each one of us figures out the meaning of life. Whether we're able to put it into words or not doesn't matter; the life we live out every day expresses more articulately than our words what we have come to believe in ... Continue reading