REFLECTIONS
A Liturgy Audit Tish Harrison Warren Friday, May 22, 2020 "Are there habits and practices that we acquire without knowing it? Are there ritual forces in our culture that we perhaps naively immerse ourselves in – and are thus formed by – that, when we consider them more closely, point at some ultimate end? Are

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Attending to the Ordinary in Surreal Times Cherie Harder Wednesday, May 20, 2020 How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives. —Annie Dillard One of the illuminations of the cloudy climate of quarantine is its effect of changing our daily habits enough to help us recognize them, rather than simply

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Calling and Community Cherie Harder Wednesday, May 13, 2020 When Os Guinness’s wonderful book The Call: Finding and Fulfilling the Central Purpose of Your Life was first published a little over two decades ago, it came as a revelation to this then-twentysomething. Like many of my driven, idealistic peers, I harbored a strong, if frustratingly

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A Quality of Leadership Needed Now Dr. Ronald C. White Jr. This guest reflection is written by Trinity Forum Senior Fellow Dr. Ron White. Wednesday, May 6, 2020 In national crises, from the Civil War to Pearl Harbor to 9/11, wise leaders exhibit qualities that fit the moment. I have spoken often of the leadership

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The Art of Living with Limits Cherie Harder Wednesday, April 29, 2020 In a typical week, we are everyday bombarded with advertising, self-help stratagems, and motivational pep talks that urge us to live life beyond limits—to break down the barriers and barge through the constraints that keep our desires just beyond our grasp. We are told

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Resilience & Imagination Dr. Joseph Loconte Wednesday, April 22, 2020 On a stormy night in early December of 1929—about two months after the start of the Great Crash—two Oxford professors met to talk about their shared love of English literature and ancient mythologies. “I was up till 2:30 on Monday, talking to the Anglo-Saxon professor

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