Political conversation has focused on promises made by those who want our vote in exchange for elements of our perceived survival.
Evergreen posts that exemplify what Ordinary Times is all about.
If there is not a one atop the denominator, there is no longer a declaration of The Faith; instead, adherents are reduced to arguing probabilities.
Searching for solace on the untimely demise of a good pair of pants, and seeking refuge in the famous laments of literature.
With that kind of empowerment and love at home, the Vice President-Elect was almost guaranteed a life of success and confidence.
Don’t put YOUR unreasonable expectations onto the backs of the working poor. They’ve already got enough to carry.
I could see flames approaching from the east & south and my daughter whispered, “I love you, Mommy,” and my heart broke in a million pieces…
If evangelical political thought wasn’t formed within the broad swath of the conservative press, where was it formed?
How often do we get the chance to link our discomfort with an apocalyptic orange sky to a decades-old sci-fi novel?
To dismantle the primary school system is not desirable, but it is necessary. What we have now is a triumph of the middle of the 20th Century…
So much is happening right now that it’s hard to pay attention to any one particular thing, particularly my implausible escapades.
Asterisms, personified as so many lords and queens, rule us, but they do not govern with a static scepter. The scepter is a prop, a baton, in truth, as they dance.
My criticism did not happen to apply…Joker is outstanding, insightful, and may very well be one of the most important movies of the 21st century.
When the George Floyd incident first happened, you could almost feel where this was going. With the release of the bodycam footage, here we are.
It is the implementation of Brexit upon which contradictions that lay within Britain’s constitutional framework were most apparent
I’ve rubbed elbows with enough board members, who tend to skew old, rich, and patronizing the hired help, to take Kelli Morgan’s account at face value
The play “Hamilton” offers us a false choice between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr. But the two are morally equivalent.
The following story is meant to be humorous, and is not intended to represent men of steel or any other alloy for that matter.
It is completely banal in its utter ordinariness, and it is vital for precisely that reason. Prayer provides us with value and meaning in a desperate age.
Bigotry was not a life sentence, it was a decision people made, and so it was possible to choose something different. You could choose to change.
Superheroes aren’t real. All we have is people, and trading one group for another is not and never will be a cure for systemic flaws