We need peace now more than ever, and we shouldn’t let our inability to gather in person keep us from passing it back and forth.
Many of us, in addition to much prayer (and, to be honest, not a little worry), have started to think about some of the potential benefits of this experience of pandemic.
We want to glorify God by giving him everything we have. What could we possibly give him that would amplify in any way the radiance that he already possesses?
"Let us blaze his Name abroad, For of gods he is the God; For his mercies ay endure, Ever faithful, ever sure."
By the mercy of God, the republic still stands. His Church stands. His promise of forgiveness and hope, of pardon and peace through Jesus Christ, stands.
The narrow world of public discourse in the United States has recently been consumed by the spectacle of Bruce Jenner purporting to turn himself into a woman.