What if we didn’t feed our expectation that every (reasonable) urge and appetite ought to be quenched?
Lent doesn’t answer all of our questions, but may reveal why we find value in spirituality in the first place.
Wouldn’t it be nice if we all figured out how to be charitable without sounding a trumpet on Twitter?
In this Lenten season, let’s remember that piety is the joyful fulfilling of our duty to God and each other.
Here’s what happens when you pair the truth of Ash Wednesday with that of evolution.
Why do we put aside things that matter? Because things matter to us so very much.
Sure, this is the pope who said, “Who am I to judge?” But Pope Francis’s mission has been to live out a theology of sin.
Making sense of ashes, fish and fasting during the annual 40-day penitential period.
When I took church to the streets of San Francisco’s Mission District, I found God was already there.
Love the sinner, hate the sin? That doesn’t work for atheists. But even we can make sense of sin.
I called the Dean of the National Cathedral for a lesson on Lent and realized I needed to do more than just learn about it.
During the season of Lent, Christians are reminded of their sin. That makes it the most wonderful time of the year.
The ash traditionally indicates his penitence, sinfulness, humility and mortality