The Antagonist

When I sat down to write this final draft of my bo, I felt like I knew a lot about story. My three boshelves jammed with tomes about the craft of storytelling were a testament to how much I’d learned about the subject over the past few years. And so as I set out to… [Continue Reading]

BE DONE (Our Father, Word by Word)


Our Father who art in Heaven, Hallowed Be Thy Name. Thy Kingdom Come, Thy Will Be Done . On Sunday we heard Jesus speak the words, “My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from me; yet, not as I will, but as you will.” Thy will be done, he says. And then… [Continue Reading]

A friend of the Emperor

I’m writing about the first time I read the Bible in the bo right now. I thought I’d share this reflection that came to mind as I was writing that didn’t make the cut for inclusion in the bo… When I read the Bible for the first time a few years ago, I had a… [Continue Reading]

How would you know?


This picture haunts me: It’s just one of many pictures from a photo album full of pictures of the staff at Auschwitz rela and having a great time, sometimes with their children, during on-site retreats. I originally posted it as part of my post about “good people” and “bad people, ” but I’ve thought about… [Continue Reading]