I expected to be in a position to take care of my parents by now in part because I believe in a system of rewards for good behavior and consequences for bad. It's a fictional system, but faith in God and God's promises also nurtured it.
At the Intersection: Apathy suggests that asking, "Why aren't you outraged?" or "How can you just stand there?" or "Don't you see what's going on?" is justified. Something should be moving an apathetic person to action, but nothing is.
At the Intersection: Certainty can make your steps confident and light. Doubt, debate and questions feel unstable. But with them, I feel better about myself, my life and my faith.
At the Intersection: After the 2015 murders at Emanuel AME Church, I said that the survivors were not bound to forgive because the shooter had not asked for forgiveness. With the systemic abuse crisis, the Catholic Church is in a similar position regarding the concept of forgiveness.