Raise a Glass to Today’s Birthday Girl!

Our response to life is different if we have been taught only a definition of faith than if we have trembled with Abraham as he held a knife over Isaac.

Who said that?

Flannery O’Connor, whose 86th birthday would have been today. Happy birthday, Saint Flannery!

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