Tagged: loneliness

The Legion of the Lonely

By Harold Dean Trulear As a young adult Episcopalian, I was confronted by a graduate school colleague who asked me how I could stand to say the “same printed prayers every week.” After giving...

What the Lonely Is For

by Kristyn Komarnicki Paul Tournier once wisely said, “There are two things we cannot do alone. One is to be married, and the other is to be a Christian.” The first image is comical...

The Last Bastion of Fellowship

by Drew Dyck The Victorians had tea parties. The Pioneers had barn raisings. Beatniks had poetry readings. Hippies had love-ins. We have e-mail. Every generation produces different modes of communication and community. However, when...