As our world gets more crowded and does its business through complicated technology and impersonal systems, I sense people are feeling adrift. Do I matter to this neighborhood, where I never speak with my neighbors? Does the store clerk recognize me? Even at church I feel like a stranger.
An incident on board a Delta Airlines flight from Detroit to San Francisco brought this apparent insignificance into clear relief.
In Life & Faith, we continue our reflections on the political process that is happening around us. We aren’t backing a candidate, but rather trying to understand what this pivotal time in American democracy means.
We welcome your thoughts as the runup to Election Day 2016 proceeds. Our goal isn’t partisan, but a search for meaning.