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Missives: Letters to a Friend
I always like to remind myself that “transition” is the shortest, albeit the most painful part of natural childbirth. I like to keep that...
Remember when I said I don’t like to run? I mean, there’s a whole chapter in Garden in the East on exercise in which I make it super...
In a few weeks, we’ll say goodbye to our house in Tennessee. We bought it back in 2005 after selling our bungalow in Chicago for more...
Poetry and Liturgy and Holy Week
This quote came from my pal, Scott Cairns when I asked him to talk about the intersection of poetry and liturgy. I was fortunate to have...
Sustenance: On Eating
an excerpt from Garden in the East: The Spiritual Life of the Body And as they were eating, Jesus took bread, blessed and broke it, and...
Notes from the Road
I’m not going to lie. Sometimes it’s difficult for me to be a writer whose work is predominantly “spiritual nonfiction” in this day and...
Advent: Noetic Fire
This whole month so far is a blur. So, what else is new, right? I keep telling myself that at some point in my life I’m going to get my...
God Planted a Garden in the East
Now the Lord God had planted a garden in the east, in Eden; and there he put the man he had formed. The Lord God made all kinds of trees...
Love and Prayer and Baseball
It’s just a game. Sports are dumb. Baseball? Whatever. This is what I kept telling myself as I watched the Cubs play in the 7th game of...
Sick and Tired
I think this cold demonstrates beautifully my “throw it at the wall and see if it sticks” philosophy toward life. I have this nagging...