What love can’t fix

My dad’s descent into depression

At a chemical level, it didn’t matter that we loved him. It couldn’t penetrate the shield around his sense of self-worth.

Christian stories

Paul Elie has lamented the absence of serious engagement with Christianity in contemporary fiction. He should read Stacia Brown.

A letter to Thomas Merton

It’s been 100 years since your birth and almost 75 since you entered the abbey. You died with your story unfinished.

Marcus Borg reintroduced me to Jesus

Many people will remember Borg as the person who made space for them to return to—or remain in—the Christian faith. It's a wonderful irony.

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Reflections of the Lectionary

Reflections on the Lectionary

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