Lent has historically been a time where we look at things that we don’t like to look at, and dwell on things that are broken and painful. And when we do, we see that this darkness is to be found both in our hearts and in the wider world around us.
It’s not hard to see pain and injustice woven into the very fabric of our neighborhoods and the nations around the world.
What is hard, though, is figuring out how to respond to this pain and injustice in ways that are proper and truly loving.
I believe that the most transformative efforts to address pain and injustice have several things in common: Continue reading