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While I am hardly a climate change “denier,” I do sit uneasily with the evangelical fervor with which many people I know and respect talk of environmental disaster.
"All things shall be well, and all manner of things shall be well" is not Julian’s blithe assertion, but a statement Christ presents to her as fact. Her first response is to ask, incredulously, “How?”
Shortly after being ordained, I found myself completely overwhelmed. Within a year, I was teetering on burnout.
Because of His visitation, we may no longer desire God as if He were lacking: our redemption is no longer a question of pursuit but of surrender to Him who is always and everywhere present.
We talk about helicopter parents, but society has become filled with helicopter observers, who presume tragedy would be averted if they were in control.
On Friday, I walked to work. It doesn't seem like news worth noting, but what was significant for me was the almost euphoric freedom I felt in the exercise.