Category Archives: Reflection
See Whitby Abbey (that dark square in the distance) a little more clearly here. Learn about Hilda of Whitby Read more on Hilda by author Ray Simpson
What can mean more to the Word than thinking beings, since their very existence is an act of supreme goodness? (Gregory of Nazianzus, Or. 28.11) Living is not a private affair of the individual. Living is what we do with God’s … Continue reading
From Mark Zuckerberg’s Harvard Commencement speech last week: Remember when I told you about that class I taught at the Boys and Girls Club? One day after class I was talking to them about college, and one of my top … Continue reading
“Being and human beings…are invested with a degree of value that we can’t honor appropriately. An overabundance that is magical….Brilliant creatures, who at a very high rate, predictably, are incomprehensible to each other….Abuse or neglect of a human being is … Continue reading
Source: World Health Organization/UN Habitat, Hidden Cities: Unmasking and overcoming health inequities in urban settings (2010), p. 40.