Tag: loneliness

The Loneliest Day: Travel Notes from a Reading Pilgrimage

Today I continue my reading pilgrimage through Ronald Rolheiser’s remarkable book The Restless Heart: Finding Our Spiritual Home in Times of Loneliness. Rolheiser is a Catholic theologian, but in my own faith tradition–Eastern Orthodoxy–today is Holy Friday, the day of the Cross. It is, perhaps, the loneliest day of the liturgical year, albeit not when measured by external…
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Finding our Spiritual Home in Times of Loneliness: A COVID-19 Reading Pilgrimage

You know those books that are almost too rich to read? Not in a decadent way, but in a raw, important, soul-touching way? Books you can only read by savoring slowly, and even that feels too much most of the time? That’s what kind of book The Restless Heart: Finding Our Spiritual Home in Times of…
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5 Ways to Combat Loneliness

Happy Valentine’s Day! This week’s edition of #FastTipsFridays is about combatting loneliness as individuals and in our communities. Loneliness and social isolation have reached epidemic proportions! How do you build connection and relationship into your social fabric?