No Fear of Death

It’s sort of counter-cultural to talk about death. It’s something that all of us try to avoid. But COVID-19 is waking us up to the reality of death right now. A century or two ago it was impossible to avoid death. For example, during the colonial times, the average family lost one out of every […]

Fig Leaves: How We Avoid Vulnerability

What do you do when fear, guilt, or shame creeps in? When the distractions fade and you’re left alone with your Accuser? Adam and Eve, after eating the forbidden fruit, sewed fig leaves to cover the awful feeling of being naked and exposed. “So when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, […]