Religion

A Message from Apollo 8

A year or so ago, I was sitting in a church in Kansas, listening to the Reverend David Hodges deliver a sermon about a period of time when, much like today, the world seemed to be plunged into a prolonged winter of discontent, full of chaos and discord. I’ve been thinking about this sermon since the beginning […]

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Scarred for life

La Verna Sanctuary is tucked away in the Apennine mountains of Tuscany. To get there from Assisi, you drive an hour and a half on the highway, and then wind your way up Monte Penna. Much of northern Italy is underwater at the moment, and the drive from Umbria was through a monsoon; we made […]

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