Ask a mortician

Morticians haven't charged too much, they've done too much. With this precisely correct claim, Caitlin Doughty earns her contrarian stripes.

War without end

For my father, WW2 was never over

In 1998, I drove my parents from Wisconsin to Georgia to visit the new National POW Museum. My siblings couldn't believe I'd agreed to this.

Two uncles

I would sit between them, and every hour or so one would murmur a response to some moppet's question, and the other would smile at his garrulity.

Come slowly, Lord Jesus

Why I’m not in a rush for the new earth

I want the kingdom of God to be civilized. If possible I'd like to be able to keep sleeping in my own bed.

War without end

For my father, WW2 was never over

Come slowly, Lord Jesus

Why I’m not in a rush for the new earth

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Reflections of the Lectionary

Reflections on the Lectionary

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