Pain is both the bastion and the centerpiece of the human soul. We live and die by questioning God, or the universe, or the God that we believe does not exist, and continually ask ourselves the question, “Why must pain exist?” It is the existential question that permeates the hearts of atheists and believers alike.… Continue reading The Sound of Silence is Loud
I wasn’t planning on it. But after a surge of stories on several news outlets and a letter that came home from the Superintendent it was time. I dreaded it. I was angry. The world is spinning out of control. I was sick to watch them. But I had to know why before my kids… Continue reading 13 Reasons Why I watched it
I have found that after Lent, it is has been difficult to reintegrate back into the world. I knew it would have to happen at some point, but it seemed to take me a little longer this year. A friend pointed out to me that it was time to get out of the desert and… Continue reading Does Jesus care if I bring coffee?
As I’ve traveled through the journey of Lent, I’ve bared one thing in mind, “sacred.” The hunger for what is preserved, what is untapped and what is connected with God in a deep and meaningful way. This has always been at the forefront of my relationship with God, as I’ve grown an intolerance to what… Continue reading The dish towel gospel
It took two dead women to lead me back to God one a saint, the other a sinner. God loves them both. I didn’t think I needed them, but I did, I’m just being honest. Strangely enough, one met her fate in the gas chambers at Auschwitz, the other by self-inflicted carbon monoxide poisoning. Is either… Continue reading The Confessional Poet
(Listen while you read) I am an outcast. I am not like anyone else. I am not accepted in so many places. I am different and misunderstood and at times challenged. I have gone against the grain, I have traveled, I have journeyed, I have cried. I have lost the person I loved the most.… Continue reading I don’t care how you get here, just get here if you can