From Where I Stand: COVID-19 lockdowns didn't deprive us of anything in the realm of faith. Instead, they are simply requiring us to dig deeper for spirituality ourselves — which is what we have always been meant to do.
From Where I Stand: Lent is not about giving up our adult candy or immersing ourselves in pain. Lent is about being honest with ourselves, changing what needs to change in our lives, making our world a better place and growing into the Light.
From Where I Stand: We are clearly a people in transition. But going from what to what? Abba Pambo, a Coptic desert monastic of the fourth century preached, "If you have a heart, you can be saved," and his words offer us wisdom now.
From Where I Stand: If you want to resolve a problem, you must be willing to face it, to address it consciously, to confront it. We must stand up to the wind that's shaking the pillars of our republic.