The Grief We Often Forget

Over the past few months, we have seen one public figure after another accused of sexual misconduct. I would list some of the names, but we have all seen them. I write this piece not to rehash the headlines but rather to point to a story easily overlooked: a story that the body of Christ needs to heed.

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Navigation: A Triptych

In October, I went on a silent retreat at the Sacred Heart Monastery in Cullman, Alabama, to fulfill a requirement  for my Doctor of Ministry program. In the quiet of the beautiful Benedictine community, I found myself writing a lot, especially poetry. Here is one of the poems that emerged from that time of quiet. A blessed Thanksgiving to each of you. Know I am grateful for your eyes, ears, and voices, that join me weekly on this blog.

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