Until a large number of the faithful are willing to take a “searching and fearless moral inventory,” and then endure the necessary pain of “confession, surrender, and the making of amends” – to use Twelve-Step language – we will neither be truly free, nor have the credibility to be heard.
Maurice Sendak, the late writer and illustrator of “Where the Wild Things Are,” often received mail from children who read his books. He attempted to personally thank each child by returning a quick note. Once a boy, named Jim, sent Sendak a card with a cute drawing of his own on it. Sendak loved it […]
When I was a young college student I had the opportunity to go with a friend to a “revival” in the town of Hollywood, Georgia. That’s right, there is such a place: Hollywood, Georgia. “On a clear night you can see all the stars,” the locals say (Go ahead and groan). In reality, Hollywood is […]