The Second Mountain: The Quest for the Moral Life

August, 2019 Selection

Columnist David Brooks says that the key to a meaningful, expansive life is to look for something much deeper than your personal ambitions or goals. The second mountain is the search for finding your unique place in the world where you can both make a difference and live with a satisfying sense of fulfillment. It’s a process similar to the one Fr. Richard Rohr describes as moving from “order” through “disorder” to “reorder.” A really good read, especially in terms of exploring intimate, committed relationships. You can find it here.