Making good trouble and the trouble with goodness

It’s Sunday and four-year-old P’s turn to pick the movie. The eight-week ban on “Frozen 2” has expired and so, to her older brother’s chagrin, that is what we are watching, again. I admit that, aside from the film’s flaws and how tiresome it is to watch it for the hundredth time, it is aContinue reading “Making good trouble and the trouble with goodness”

Laments for Boston, the peace of Christ and the wisdom of Mr. Rogers

We want answers. When tragedy and violence shatter our peace we want answers. Why?! How?! Who?! How could God let this happen?! Our laments rise like incense, meeting storm clouds of emotion. Today, the laments are heavy in the city of Boston. The bombings at the marathon yesterday cause our nation to shudder. Many areContinue reading “Laments for Boston, the peace of Christ and the wisdom of Mr. Rogers”