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The Law and the Trespass: Craving What We Never Wanted

Dining out at a restaurant is not my ideal way to spend an evening. For starters, I always feel a need to get the waiter to like me and to choose the best thing on the menu (as if it were a multiple choice exam). If the room is full and it looks like there’s […]

From The New Yorker

Another Week Ends: Tom Holland, White Fragility, Religious Fandom, J.I. Packer, and Cancel-Culture Fear

1. High Profiles this week featured a fascinating in-depth interview with history writer Tom Holland about his intellectual journey, personal beliefs, Islam, secular liberalism, contemporary news, and Christianity more broadly. I think I am naturally conservative. I think I’m more moved by things that have been than things that might be. I feel the power of what’s […]

Giving In to Screens and Finding Home

There’s No Place like Home, and Other Moments of Vulnerable Mercy in the Movies

From The New Yorker

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

I Am Fat, And I Eat Ice Cream

Human Difference and Human Oneness

You’re Gonna Be in Babylon for a While

Jeremiah 31, Steel Magnolias, and Unexpected Salvation

Monsters of Hope: Parenting in a Pandemic

We Need the Hope of Our Children Right Now

“Escape from Circumstances”: Dickinson in Quarantine

Take It from the Woman Who Self-Sequestered for Over Fifty Years