Part 1: To Censor or to Persuade
I’ve been thinking a lot about sides lately. Israel vs Palestine. Muslim vs Christian. Republican vs Democrat. There are a lot of walls, literal and figurative… and no matter what side you’re on, it’s easy to vilify and flatten your opponents.
W. H. Auden once wrote, “For me, as for many others, the reading of detective stories is an addiction like … More
Sit tight folks—it’s time to take on the purity movement. If I had a YouTube channel, this would be a … More
Before I left the states, I took an online orientation course through my company. In one of the units, we … More
In the middle of a marathon week at school, I sat down for my first round of parent-teacher conferences. In … More
Written October 2016, Revisited December 2018 The Chancel Tapestry You gaze out from your textile window, serene. You—crowned in red … More
To be grateful is to recognize the Love of God in everything He has given us – and He has given us everything.
All Souls Day • Someone’s Birthday • Sufi Poetry • After One Week in Africa • In which Jet-Lag and Language Learning make for a Very Scrambled Blog Post
Last month, I decided to reread Tolkien’s The Hobbit in preparation for my own upcoming adventure. I thought it might … More
All summer, I’ve been pushing myself to try new things. I keep telling myself it’s practice for moving overseas. So … More