One life together

As of the writing of this reflection, Witness Against Torture, The New York Catholic Worker, and Voices for Creative Nonviolence, among others, are in the midst of a week-long fast for the victims of the recent airstrikes and ongoing besiegement of Yemen. There we see, once again, one of the poorest countries of the worldContinue reading “One life together”

The point of Wanda

The last few nights I have been reading and re-reading Pope Francis’ new encyclical Laudato Si’ (Praise be to you, my Lord) on care for our common home. As I do, I keep returning to thoughts of my dog, Wanda. Wanda is not a very friendly or personable dog not a very useful dog. Wanda isContinue reading “The point of Wanda”