Hurricane Katrina: Faith + Hope + Love = Healing

God appointed a time for everything under the sun, the writer of Ecclesiastes said. “A time to mourn and a time to dance.” Hurricane Katrina was certainly a time to mourn. Five years have come and gone since the storm rearranged my life and the lives of millions along the Gulf Coast. On this anniversary, I will remember Katrina’s losses – especially the 1,836 who … Continue reading Hurricane Katrina: Faith + Hope + Love = Healing

U2, Theology and the Longing for Heaven: A Random Post

U2’s “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For” used to bother me. Don’t get me wrong, I have loved the song since the first time I heard it. Sweeping lyrics, subtle (but stunning) guitars and a hopeful inflection all come together in a beautiful way. It’s my favorite U2 song. But for years, the song left me with a cold, uneasy feeling. The song … Continue reading U2, Theology and the Longing for Heaven: A Random Post