Liberating the Mind

Within twenty-four hours of Rowan Williams' address to the Roman Synod of Bishops in 2012, I must have had ten emails from all over the world sending me the following quote and saying, "Richard, you've got to...

The Holiness of Beauty

We humans are hardwired for beauty. I’m reminded of that by our ten-year-old son Aidan, whose high view of family ritual has earned him the nickname “Mr. Festive” in our household. Helping Aidan prepare for his mother Rae’s birthday is not for the faint of heart ...

A Son

The Vignette is a short sketch of a spiritual experience that has an often surprising, always lasting, impact.   When I was a little girl, I played with dolls and dreamed of the day when I would...

Holy Motion

Pierson Feeney, sixth grade, couldn’t stand —
much less sit—still.
Couldn’t attend birthday parties without ADHD...