"You have lived a long and faithful life.... Now you find yourself here, on the other side." Chances are, the afterlife will subvert our expectations in strange and wonderful ways. Adam Ericksen's parable calls us to consider where Jesus is leading us, through this life and into eternity.
In the same way that Josh Duggar claimed a sense of moral superiority by shaming others, we claim the same sense of moral superiority by shaming him. By doing so, we risk hiding from our own sense of shame as we project it onto him.
Robert Koehler wants to help rewrite our human story to turn the tide of the coming disaster as the climate crisis looms. Learning from the native tribes expelled from their land in the name of "conservation," he asks, "How do we reclaim a sacred connection with our planet? How do we stop killing ourselves?"
In the wake of the shooting in Virginia, Lindsey Paris-Lopez mourns a world spinning violently out of control. "Hold on to your loved ones... until you can’t imagine a world in which anyone has to go without holding their own loved ones. Then go out and create that world."
Kathy Kelly and friends sing "This Little Light Of Mine" as they walk 90 miles to shine a light of awareness on warfare and radiate a glimmer of hope for a peaceful future for the world.