Our Thoughts and Words Matter

Nobody said U.S. politics were dull. Like most of the world, I watched the recent U.S. presidential race alternating between fascination, amusement, and horror. Sometimes all three at the same time. It’s the kind of election that will be analyzed from every angle for years to come. I’ve been sorting through my own thinking on …

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The Parable of the Good Muslim

The Parable of the Good Samaritan. Everyone knows the story. Or, at least, they know what a “good Samaritan” is. It’s someone who does a good deed, someone who helps a person in need. Sure, but it’s more than that. The story is actually more jarring than that. Or, at least, it should be. Jesus …

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