Tag Archives: Ben Perry

The Time Has Come

The New York Times recently published a terrific piece that details the rising cadre of religious leaders who are diving headfirst into our political morass in an effort to reframe which values our culture views as “biblical.” The article is … Continue reading

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Praying at the Polls

With news about the election saturating the airwaves, I’ve been thinking about voting as an act of worship. In secular conversation, casting a vote is typically portrayed as fulfilling one’s civic responsibility, of honoring one’s obligation to our democracy by … Continue reading

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Time to Be Still

I live in New York City; not a great place to be if one’s in search of solemnity. That’s a problem, at least for me, because I find it hard to pray when I’m in constant flux or motion. For … Continue reading

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Love in a Time of Fear

​ On Saturday, representatives from 195 countries announced they had reached an accord that promises to be the most significant piece of international environmental legislation to date. It’s not perfect, but it’s a dramatic step towards confronting the threat of climate change. In … Continue reading

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Reflections and Resolutions

I have an up-and-down relationship with New Year’s resolutions. Starting a number of years ago I began creating for myself concrete, manageable resolutions at the end of each year. Some of these have worked out well: a few years ago, … Continue reading

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