In our trying times, we need the healing power of humor more than ever | Lloyd E. Sheaffer
Life’s road is a bumpy one. Humor and laughter can help smooth out the ride.
There’s a secular need for the High Holy Days. This is why | Bruce Ledewitz
Who doesn’t long to start again? Who doesn’t wish to shed all the mistakes of the past?
If you’re surprised by the anti-work movement, maybe you need to watch more movies | Opinion
Some of the most fascinating movies make viewers ask: 'What if all that hard work isn’t really worth it?'
The Webb telescope’s images remind us of who we really are | Quentin Young
The views of the universe are gifts of perspective.
From Ike to insurrection and beyond: The class of ’70 turns 70 | Opinion
We grew up in the televised world. Now we live in the wired world.
Goodbye to the high church of social media. It’s been fun, but not really | Alanah Davis
I like this new reality and the control over how I feel. I’m not absorbing unnecessary toxicity or ridicule. And I think everyone deserves that freedom.
Amid our fellow citizens’ foolish choices, how do we maintain our empathy? | Opinion
That these divisions have so deeply infiltrated every aspect of our lives, including our ability to grieve, to offer compassion or empathy, leaves me more unsettled than almost anything else over the past 18 months.
Americans are deserting the pews. How one simple step could reverse it | John A. Tures
Isn’t it true that you miss 100 percent of the fish you don’t cast your line out for?
Why Easter is called Easter, and other little-known facts about the holiday | Analysis
Since the days following the winter solstice gradually become longer and less dark, it was ideal symbolism for the birth of “the light of the world” as stated in the New Testament’s Gospel of John.
In Philly, a second John Coltrane mural falls to new development; but developer offers to recreate it
“That’s our mural, so put it where we can see,” Green said. “Don’t put it in West Philly when you know it was down here in North Philly.”
How our partisan divide creates different Americas. And how to fix it | Opinion
With political disputes magnified and amplified by disparate, even opposing, ways of life, it’s harder to see political rivals as fellow citizens.
Why a lack of humility might be what’s really ailing our politics | Opinion
While there has probably never been an excess of intellectual humility in Washington, D.C., it’s rarely been as nakedly apparent as it is today.