One of my favorite pass-times is watching TV shows on DVD. The series can be so engaging that sometimes I see myself enmeshed in the storyline to such an extent […]
[this is the last of a three post series. Here’s the first and the second.] My scalp was itching. Just a bit but itchy nonetheless. I lay in bed a […]
[continuing from the last post] Two days later, the weather turned shockingly cold. I had set out on a walk with Ziva, thankful for the cool gray sky but […]
“If I had some water, I’d give you a drink!” Panting, I looked down at the grizzled man sitting on the corner. A ripped Notre Dame cap sat upon his […]
Nothing inspires me most than seeing a good person die. I mean not that they die, of course. I wish they would live longer; I wish they’d never die. But […]
One afternoon in 1912, Sigmund Freud was enthralled by a statue. It captured his imagination for hours, and returning home from his trip to Rome, he poured himself over pictures […]
As we watch the news and are reminded of the many ills and obsessions of modern society, maybe it is worth considering how the affirmation and worship of a creator – indeed one who receives and absorbs our violence – might shape a different, redemptive response.