Love: A Spirituality of Response

Love: A Spirituality of Response

Where does the spiritual life begin? What is its source? Too often, I have assumed that my life begins with me—my ideas, my plans, my initiatives, my work. In a letter to a friend, Thomas Merton spoke questions like these. His friend had mentioned her concern that she...
Vulnerability: You Are Not Alone

Vulnerability: You Are Not Alone

Recently, I visited the Getty Museum in Los Angeles, CA. I had not been there in quite a while and had forgotten just how lovely it is. I always enjoyed the buildings that have paintings from the 1600s-1700s. And that day was no exception. There is something about the...