If I had to guess, it isn't just at night when you wake with concern about who and what COVID-19 is effecting: job security, loved ones, personal sanity, the list goes on. When restlessness is at an all-time high, there is solace to be found in Wendell Berry's invitation to find peace in what is... Continue Reading →
The Temptation of St. Joseph and the Weed of Doubt
In all of Joseph’s confusion, the whispers of the crowd’s gossip, and his plea to God and the angel Gabriel, the common thread through Joseph’s temptation was his doubt.
In the Rearview: Post-Christmas Blues and Living in the In-Between
The few days after December 25th may be some of the strangest days of the year with the climax of Christmas behind us and the dreary winter months ahead. At least for me, the heightened expectation of gifts and family is now replaced by a melancholy nonchalance accompanied by the looming question of "what do we do now?"
Seven Stanzas at Easter
The stone is rolled back, not papier-mache, Not a stone in a story, But the vast rock of materiality that in the slow grinding of Time will eclipse for each of us The wide light of day.