The Next Right Thing

Mark Twain said, “It is curious–curious that physical courage should be so common in the world, and moral courage so rare.” It may well be that not all of us have the capacity to be physically heroic, but in our faith tradition we can all become morally courageous.

Becoming Ourselves

Paraphrasing May Sarton’s beautiful poem, now I become myself after years of being dissolved and shaken, wearing other people’s faces. This is a reminder and an invitation to the courage it takes to become one’s true self.

95 Theses

It was 500 years ago this month that Martin Luther nailed his list of disputes with the church he served to the door. As religious descendents of that act of independence and free thought, what might we learn from the courage it took to take on the largest religious institution in the world?