Archive for December 2011

Holy Innocents

I’m too much of a news junkie, mostly on my smart-phone. In my current life as a stay at home mom with a 10 month old baby and a kindergardener who needs dropping and off and picking up, I don’t get out much or see many other people. So I find myself paying way too [...]

Messengers in Goose Down

I’m crying right now after listening to this NPR report on the Juarez, Mexico youth groups that go out dressed up as angels to protest the murders in their town. If angels are those who bear the good news to people on earth, THIS might be the most heart-stopping announcement of that news I’ve heard [...]

Hope and Havel

“Hope is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.” –Vaclav Havel On the news this morning: Vaclav Havel, great figure in the fall of communism in Czechoslovakia has died. I am by no means an expert in Eastern European politics, [...]