This is the article I wrote this month for InsideOut magazine:
The Big Reason Why Your Life Needs a Little Absurdity
"All of the best things in life are absurd. It is absurd that we are born, that we live, that we die. We are very absurd to love, tremendously absurd to marry. Beauty is absurd, and so is goodness, and so is truth.
It is absurdity to have babies and absurdity to love them and absurdity
to watch them grow up. It is absurd that our hearts can be so empty of
hope that they break or so full of laughter that we dance. It is absurd
that God died, most absurd of all that He is alive again.
Life is absurd because we can’t explain any of it away. We are
hilarious characters in a preposterous story about all the Goodness
defeating all the Evil..."