From the perspective of a wife and mother with cancer, Rebecca Lightle writes, “I’m using this lens to try to understand the attack on the Capitol this past week — why it happened the way it did, why it has so many apologists, and what it means for the future of the country.’
Day: January 12, 2021
The absence of touch has only occasionally been spoken of, but I am sure that it has been one of the most painful and demoralising aspects of the pandemic for very many. Touch is intimate and powerful, which is why inappropriate forms of touch can be so damaging. But equally, touch which affirms and expresses love is an extraordinarily important way of maintaining our health, psychologically, physically and spiritually.
“Hear our prayers, Lord.
The ones we speak out loud.
The ones that fall with our tears.
The ones that speak in righteous anger.”