A Community of Exhilaration

A new post from Deacon David: I wrote in September about events in our lives, happenings in our hearts, and “religious experiences.” And then Hurricane Maria blew Puerto Rico to smithereens, California caught fire, and two neutron stars collided. Yes—the stars collided long ago and far, far away—but it was real. There was a press ...

Caring for Ourselves

A new post from Deacon David Thomas Paine’s words about experiencing America’s revolution to mind: “These are the times that try men’s souls.” Last week’s events tried my soul to the breaking point. The world feels chaotic and my insides are reeling at human suffering caused by nature and by human beings. My soul is ...

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