|A Carol for the Despairing|
Penned during the Civil War, Longfellow's "I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day" is a carol for our age.
The word apocalypse in the Greek means “uncovering,” and 2018 has been a year of uncoverings, of pulling back the curtain to reveal the worst things that people can do to one another. It has uncovered abuse and corruption at every level—spilled blood, separated families, failure of justice after failure of justice, each headline hitting so quickly that it feels impossible to give anything the attention it deserves. There will be more before the end of the year; there will be more ...
Friday, December 21, 2018
A Carol for the Despairing