Reflecting the Light

Reflecting the Light

By Steven Norris      It felt like every single family in our neighborhood was out in the front yard staring at the night sky. No one had their porch lights on because we wanted to see as clearly as possible the distant light piercing through the dark canvas of the...
Peace: A Holy Calling

Peace: A Holy Calling

By Steven Norris      “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will get shot at by both sides.” That would have been my recommendation — that is, if Jesus had asked me for advice on the Beatitudes.      If you’ve ever read the opening verses of Jesus’ famous Sermon on...
A Lexicon for Life

A Lexicon for Life

By Steven Norris      In another life, I taught debate to high school students. Often, I would tell them that the team who manages to define the terms of the debate dramatically increases their chances of winning. Likewise, the manner in which we define important life...