Monthly Archives: March 2015

Writing Is Like Riding A Bike

If I wrote a job description for myself as a writer, it would include the following requirements: Must appreciate wearing pajamas to work. Must relish the battery-acid flavor of twice-reheated room temperature coffee. Room temperature Diet Coke is an acceptable…

Faithful Compassion Over Gut Reaction

In the last few weeks, I’ve read reports of swastikasspray-painted inside the walls of a Jewish frat house at Vanderbilt University and residents of a Madison, Wisconsin neighborhood housing many Jewish residents awakening one Saturday morning to find racist and anti-Semitic graffiti…
Contraception and Faith

Contraception and Faith

A compilation of the past three weeks of posts about contraception. I've been interested in the topic of contraception and faith for quite some time, both in light of my own unwillingness to think about contraception in theological terms in…

Spiritual Stage Parents

“I would never behave like those crazed mothers on shows like Toddlers & Tiaras and Dance Moms,” we parents tell ourselves. “Spray tans on a four year old? Competition that takes all the joy out of childhood play? I would never…