Love Category

The Politics of Jesus

Unaccompanied Alien Children. That’s the official nomenclature assigned to some 12,000 minors held in custody by the United States Office of Refugee Resettlement (O.R.R.). And make no mistake about it: They are in custody, and are not being actively resettled anywhere except repurposed Walmart stores across more than a dozen states. About five years ago, […]

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Love Is No Sacrifice

This week “Fat Tuesday” will bring the revelry of Mardi Gras to a close, and Ash Wednesday will launch the Christian faithful into the Lenten season. Lent, popular with many believers, is a forty-day period of time before Easter, intended as a season of repentance, spiritual cleansing, and prayer. It is common to “give up” […]

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Love and Marriage

More than two million couples get married in the United States every year and the most popular month for such nuptial agreements is the one now upon us: June. This custom is at least as old as the Roman Empire, what with June being named after “Juno,” the mythological goddess of marriage. Juno, as complex […]

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