It’s safer to have a tidy set of answers, but in today’s column, Anne Jackson ponders the beauty of leaving our questions a bit more open-ended.
You’ve heard of slow food … but an experience at a friend’s church causes Anne Jackson to consider the surprising beauty of slow faith.
The sun did not sympathize with the winter season. What should have been alive was…
What do we make of God’s mercy when it offers us no comfort? How do we make sense of our stories when someone else’s seems to possess all that we hope and pray for and want? Our columnist Anne Jackson share the illumination she found when wrestling through these hard questions in her own hard circumstances.
We don’t often find time—or courage—for true and honest connection, and that holds true in the context of our church communities as well. But what do we lose in not making time or mustering the courage for it? Our columnist Anne Jackson gently peels back the layers of this question and invites us deeper into truth.
On July 3, 2012, eight days before my friend Jay Williams turned 32 years old,…
Our columnist Anne Jackson looks into the bleak reality of loneliness, hiddenness, God’s seeming absence and pain and asks, “Will those things that are said to not ever leave ever return?”