The Common Good

Caroline Langston

Blog Posts by Caroline Langston

Posted by Caroline Langston 25 weeks 21 hours ago
For some months now, I have been ruminating on the writer John Podhoretz’s eulogy in Commentary magazine for his sister Rachel Abrams upon her death, from stomach cancer, at age 62. Commentary...
Posted by Caroline Langston 35 weeks 6 days ago
With six children in a Southern Baptist family in the 1970s, we could easily have had a dozen Bibles in the house. There was the giant, gray Family Bible with the embossed cover that...
Posted by Caroline Langston 52 weeks 18 hours ago
Well, somebody had to do it: Somebody had to go buy the incessantly hyped volume Lean In by the stratospherically successful Facebook COO (and mother of two) Sheryl Sandberg, and figure out...
Posted by Caroline Langston 1 year 15 weeks ago
“After the first exile, there is no other.” —Rosellen Brown, The Autobiography of My Mother, 1976The great wheel of the year has turned once more, and I find myself back at the beginning again. Not...
Posted by Caroline Langston 1 year 19 weeks ago
The San Francisco International Airport has a yoga room, but no chapel. At least that’s what it looked like, when I was there a couple of weeks ago at six o’clock in the morning: The Yoga Room was...