People worry about keeping Christ in Christmas, but not about keeping the tree in Christmas. In many homes, no carols are sung, no prayers offered, and no nativity story told, but few lack a Christmas tree. But I do remember a Christmas with no tree. … Read More

The Soul of Prayer

Beginners at prayer find it simple and easy. God made us with the capacity and impulse to pray. In terrible trouble, we cry out for help to God. But later, we begin to question those childlike simplicities and find ourselves immersed in cynicism. … Read More