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Tag Archives: connection

Violence Begins with the Personal

What is needed is a way for understanding how, from a personal and holistic perspective, all violence is one. Continue Reading Violence Begins with the Personal

The Root of Violence

When we don’t know we are connected, we will invariably resort to some form of violence to get the dignity and power we lack. Continue Reading The Root of Violence

A Sacramental Reality: Weekly Summary

The bread and the wine together are stand-ins for the very elements of the universe. Continue Reading A Sacramental Reality: Weekly Summary

Love of Others Begins with Love of Self

We belong to a mutually beneficial web of connection, well-being, and love. Continue Reading Love of Others Begins with Love of Self

It Can’t Be Carried Alone: Weekly Summary

Just as salvation is one collective reality, so too is evil. It is always collective. Continue Reading It Can’t Be Carried Alone: Weekly Summary

Christ Suffers with Us

The suffering that we carry is our solidarity with the one, universal longing of all humanity. Continue Reading Christ Suffers with Us

Coming through Crises Stronger

Everything is interconnected, but we do not always transform this interdependence into solidarity. Continue Reading Coming through Crises Stronger

“It Can’t Be Carried Alone”

How can we not feel shock or rage at what is happening to the people of Ukraine? Continue Reading “It Can’t Be Carried Alone”

Stay with the Suffering

When we try to live in solidarity with the world’s pain, we will encounter various forms of “crucifixion.” Continue Reading Stay with the Suffering

Sin and Salvation are Collective

God saves the whole, not merely parts. Continue Reading Sin and Salvation are Collective

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