Paul’s letter to the Philippians reminds us that when we rejoice always, our moments of deepest anguish are also moments of rejoicing.
Advent is the season that is supposed to bring hope, peace, love and joy. Yet what we are experiencing as a nation, and as a world, is anxiety, anger, violence and grief.
The refugees from Syria are ordinary people just like us, seeking life and safety. As Americans, we have strength and responsibility and principle in this world to make a difference for good.