We live in a seemingly increasingly divisive world. We recognize that although none of the supposed dichotomies really align with THE dichotomy, it is far too easy for us to live as such.
Another important question remains, though—in the realm of minimalism, why is it only a select culture of people who get to define what is and isn’t a healthy internal and external reality?
The roots of minimalism are well-founded; something must be done to stem the tide of thoughtless consumption which threatens to drown us all.
Opioid addiction and eventual overdose is not uncommon. Around 130 Americans die every day from opioid related deaths, most of them overdoses.
Hope cannot be divorced from lament; our hope for tomorrow has a context in the suffering and sorrow that surround us today.
In a couple of hundred years when students in seminary study the period of time from 1950-2100, what names will be important? What movements will define this era?