MCEWAN: Brief encounters, like taxi trips, help us make connections with those whose circumstances and experiences differ from ours, but with whom we share our humanity
MCEWAN: Participants at a poverty reduction summit discover the need for economic security, material and emotional well-being – and to belong and be cherished
MCEWAN: Time spent in the natural world nourishes our soul, makes us more receptive to goodness and beauty, helps us perceive truth, and opens us to the presence of God
MCEWAN: What do bunnies and eggs have to do with the religious celebration of Easter, the most important feast day of the Christian calendar?
MCEWAN: While there are significant challenges, married priests would be a boon to a church suffering from a lack of manpower
MCEWAN: Across the globe, individuals, institutions and organizations are seeking ways to empower women. The changes wrought in the lives of women benefit everyone
MCEWAN: Graham’s negative comments on Islam, immigration and homosexuality have ruffled more than a few feathers
MCEWAN: In an otherwise ho-hum, often dreary month, Valentine’s Day rituals brighten the landscape of the heart