Not Learning Enough from the Past

The Spiritual Practice of Remembering By Margaret Benderoth Eerdmans, pp. 142, $16 Review by Mark Michael Margaret Benderoth’s job surely manages to be among the most fascinating and frustrating in Amer... Read More...

The Changes and Chances of This Life

By Daniel Martins Be present, O merciful God, and protect us through the hours of this night, so that we who are wearied by the changes and chances of this life may rest in your eternal changelessness. — The... Read More...

We Will Remember Them

By Rosemary Kew In the small English town of Oundle, where my mother spent 35 of her last years, daffodils were planted in 1919 in memory of the men who never came home after the Great War. Those daffodils h... Read More...

The Season of Forgetting

We live in the midst of a season of forgetting, a time when the discipline of memory seems too troublesome, too unfashionable, too anachronistic in a time seduced by the new.