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Inheriting the Crazy Bible: My Grandfather and Me

“Who in the World is Casually Throwing Around the ‘C Word’?!”

Exorcising Regrets By Divine Amnesia

We Might Never Forget Our Sins, but God Does

Self-Care for My Inner Child and Me

On Gossip Girl, Growing Up, and Hope for the Future

Mindful of Hope: O God, Our Help in Ages Past

In My Push to be Present, I Can Lose Sight of the God Who Acts in that Long Arc of Time

COVID Stole the Wienermobile and Everyone Is Grieving

The Virus Hasn’t Just Come for our Bodies and Spirits

Scared and Sacred, Faith and Fear

On Fear as a Passenger with Us on the Journey of Life

From The New Yorker

Miss Anthropocene and the Romance of Human Extinction

Grimes’ (and Humanity’s) Dark Preoccupations

How Depression Prepared Me for the Coronavirus or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Uncertainty

A Sequestering of the Mind and a World with Him and All the Saints

Exorcisms, Jesus, and Modernity

An Unflinching Look at the Cosmic Battlefield

The Long Bag We Drag Behind Us

Someone once said, “The greatest possible thing that could happen to you would be to have your worst sins broadcast on the 5 o’clock news.” In theory, maybe. But in practice? I don’t know about you, but I tend to read Jesus’ promise that “all darkness will be brought to light” as, well, ominous. Who […]

Freud, Wish Fulfillment, and the Gospel

Thankful for this one from David Clay. The chief end of man, according to my two-year-old daughter Ellie, is to eat as many cookies as possible. Her destination of choice is “the bakery,” which is not a specific location but rather a term encompassing any number of local coffee houses, restaurants, and at least one […]