Tag: Ian Markham

Ethical Reflections with Rev. Ian Markham: Christmas is for atheists too

Christmas is upon us once again. It is a much-needed mid-winter festival. The nights are longer; the days are shorter. The weather is cold....

Ethical Reflections with Rev. Ian Markham: Stop telling your kids: ‘All...

Happiness is subjective. At a certain time in my youth, happiness was playing video games – and just FYI it takes a long time...

Ethical Reflections with Rev. Ian Markham: Presidents and the Seminary

Given our proximity to the District, it is not surprising that presidents are often visiting Alexandria. It started with President George Washington, who loved...

Ethical Reflections with Rev. Ian Markham: Taking risks in life

Everyone has to take some risks. Going for a walk might involve a fall; getting in a car might involve a crash; and enjoying...

My View | The Rev. Ian S. Markham: The pandemic as...

Certain stories become “part of the furniture” of a culture. From the mystic of the rainbow to the survival of the animals on an...

Prayers during a pandemic

By Luke Anderson | [email protected] During difficult times, people often turn to their religious communities for support, but conditions under the coronavirus pandemic continue to...