Leaning into the Future through History

A historical consciousness opens us to possible action rather than to a passive acceptance of the “way things are”. Philip Sheldrake in Explorations in Christian Spirituality Our world is more and more fractured. A variety of historiographies dot the landscape. Now and then, one narrative threatens to dominate. How shall one choose which framing ofContinue reading “Leaning into the Future through History”

Becoming Who We Are

Unlike other world-shattering events, like 9/11 or the fall of the Berlin Wall, nobody will speak of what they were doing when COVID-19 swept around the world. Instead, when we look back, we’ll remember what we started to become: perhaps more aware of the vulnerabilities of our bodies, perhaps more in-tune with the rhythms ofContinue reading “Becoming Who We Are”