What If Our Priorities Actually Healed?

I wrote this five years ago.  I don't think we've done better by mental health since then.  Not on any level.  The good news is that in certain demographics, there seems to be less stigma.  But that's not enough.  We need to understand this public health crisis and respond.  But first, people probably need healthcare. … Continue reading What If Our Priorities Actually Healed?

Fight Error With Courage and Kindness

Fight error with courage and kindness. Look around you and see the injustice that chains so many people. Take time for quiet prayer. Know your faith and let that knowledge burst into flame in your heart. (St. Anthony of Padua) They say that knowledge born of experience is mechanical, but that knowledge born and consummated … Continue reading Fight Error With Courage and Kindness

Sinéad O’Connor and the New Catholic Church

Sinéad O'Connor has a moving piece up at The Huffington Post. Please read it. UPDATE: I just said this below in the comments but it really does bear saying here: I should say that I’m one of these typically low-church protestant types, but that I find much to love in the contemplative traditions of the … Continue reading Sinéad O’Connor and the New Catholic Church