“There is a sacredness in tears,” writes American author Washington Irving. “They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues.” But how so? I want to approach this question from three different angles, and the angles will then converge and take us straight to where we […]

What does it mean to be a spiritual being having a human experience? In every place, and in every time, where people engage the depths and heights of their best and most enlightened values and aspirations—when people try to transcend—what do we find? This is the key religious question we’re diving deep into, over the […]