Hooray! My first collection of essays was released October 1, 2017 by Possum Trot. You can pre-order a copy of ON EARTH AS IT IS from Powell’s, IndieBound, or Barnes & Noble. Advertisements Continue reading ON EARTH AS IT IS
One of my small essays is up over at Hobart today. Check it out here! Continue reading The Habit . . .
Hey there! My collection of essays will be published early this fall by Possum Trot. We’re in the final stages of book design and layout, and should be sending off to the printer soon. It will be available for pre-order in the next month or so, and I’ll update here when that happens. But in … Continue reading On Earth As It Is: Essays & Ephemera
Some folks asked for me to share the three pieces I read at the immigration rally last week. This is the third. Last year I was visiting Chicago to attend an event. Afterward during the reception, I was talking to some friends about what else was going on that night. That’s when they dropped the … Continue reading Trump Tower
Some folks asked for me to share the three pieces I read at the immigration rally last week. This is the second. Today I will accept this reality as normal. I accept a history that shows it is normal for the powerful to consolidate their power, normal for the richest to hoard their riches, normal … Continue reading Acceptance. Resistance. Compliance.
Some folks asked for me to share the three pieces I read at the immigration rally last week. This is the first. . . . toward a rooted life. A rooted and radical life, radical not as fanatic, not as zealot, not as idealism wrapped in certainty. No, radical as a radish, same root, radical … Continue reading Some scribbled notes for a movement . . .
Last week I spoke on the topic of Lent at Saint Andrew’s Christian Church, and some people asked me to share what I read there. Here it is. Remember you are dust, and to dust you shall return. In my faith tradition, this is a phrase the priest whispers as she marks the sign of the … Continue reading Remember You Are Dust