Here’s a guest post at Dreaming Beneath the Spires.
Hadda dream that Zadie Smith asked me to babysit two kittens. She and her husband, an older Jewish man, had somewhere to go. He was
‘Errantry’ JRR Tolkien Commercially found in Adventures of Tom Bombadil Image: detail, Pauline Baynes’ illustration, for above [Where did JKR hear the buzz of Dumbledore …
I don’t think that quotation means what we think it means. Beauty will not save the world and anyway Dostoevsky didn’t say it and anyways
In my mid-20s — half an age (mine) and still nearly nil on maturity ago — I noticed a thing that at the time was
As Annie Dillard might say, I didn’t write this, I typed it. In fact, I typed it on a black 15″ IBM Selectric III —
Bear no malice nor ill-will to any man living, for either the man is good, or naught: if he be good, and I hate him,
I get all the adultery I want. It’s true. Ask Michele. Thing is, I don’t want any. You may have guessed this, but others may
When we hear of our twinclinations — the two tendencies within us all, one toward good and one toward ill — most time is spent on the
Christians create atheists when we do evil in God’s name. (props to Dennis Prager, who wrote: “Nothing creates atheism as much as evil done in God’s
This is a post borne of a recent article in Leadership Journal, by a guy who’s been meeting with Ted Haggard. I don’t usually write
Amazing. Did it creep up on you as well? This overuse of the word “amazing” just sort of … appeared. Amazing. Here I was just
Don’t ask me for grace. Not because I don’t want you to have it, for I certainly do. But I can’t give it to you.