My favorite books in 2021, part 2

In my previous post, I shared part 1 of my favorite books from 2021. Except for maybe 1 or 2 exceptions, none of these books was published in 2021 -- it just happened to be the year I picked them up. So, here are some more books I enjoyed last year. Culture & Theology. The…

Do you ever feel like Albert Schatz?

There's no denying it; I'm middle-aged. Even though I may not always feel like it, or act like it (so my wife would say), the calendar does not lie. That leads me to look back at what I've done for more than 5 decades -- and look ahead to (I hope) decades more. What have…

Learning from our mistakes

Today our youngest turns 21. With all of our children now in the "adult" category (whatever that means), I can certainly look back at things I would have done differently. I might be tempted to say -- as some have said throughout history: Mistakes were made. While that's true, it's not true enough. I made…