Longing for Community

Despite the fact that we experience so little of it—indeed, precisely because we lack this basic human need—community is “in” these days. Marketing firms know that community sells. They don’t tell us how carbonated sugar water will help us or even how good it tastes. They show us pictures of people enjoying life together while [Read More…]

How A Garden Grows

This past Saturday, the alleluias of Easter still resounding in our ears, we got up early for a work day at Rutba House. These things do not happen without some prep work. Two years ago, we noticed that the house next door to ours on Onslow Street was falling down. The hole in the roof [Read More…]