We’ve Lost our Faith! How Do We Reclaim Religion?

According to the Pew Research center, 22% of Americans are non-religious. With the explosive growth of scientific understanding paired with the numerous betrayals of our religious leaders, we have lost our faith in the spiritual institutions that we used to trust.    What’s alarming, is that we have abruptly dropped religion like a toxic friend.  We…

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The Search for Meaning and Happiness in Leo Tolstoy’s War and Peace

One of my projects during quarantine was reading War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy. It’s a hefty novel, my translation running around 1,200 pages.  I read it relatively fast because I didn’t want to keep forgetting the numerous characters and multiple nicknames for each character.  I must have referred to the character list at the…

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