Psalm of the Face

Dictionaries tell us that “shame” is a painful emotion caused by a strong sense of guilt, embarrassment, unworthiness, or disgrace. What things in your life are causing you to experience shame? This week. Right now. When we feel shame we generally wish to turn away from those with whom we normally feel safe but before READ MORE

For Want of a Man

William Bennet reminds us that years ago in the Kruger National Park in South Africa there were so many African elephants that researchers had to thin them out. They did this by killing some of them, but they also took a number of the younger males and transfered them to another game range, the Pilanesberg READ MORE

On Being Green

In a world geared toward the trivial, being a person of substance and depth is difficult and unusual. Frankly, most folk don’t want to invest the time necessary to be anything beyond superficial. It simply demands too much. This is certainly the case among those whose soul-emptiness leaves them unfamiliar with anything truly greater than READ MORE