rituals


A Time to Rest

Every day for the last week, I’ve slept through multiple alarms, and I feel great about it. For the last five months, I’ve been waking in the dark quiet of pre-dawn, when event the birds know it’s still sleepy time. In the heat and the rain and the humidity, whether […]

a time to rest

The Rag Bag Man and Other Thoughts 5

Anne Lamott. Most of my peers know and adore the raw, real humor and her very regular, messy faith that she portrays in her books. The STORY festival in Chicago brought Lamott to the main stage, where she promised to tell us everything she knows about faith, and everything she […]


A Week in the Life

Sometime during advent, my friend Kristin ran a post of instagram photos describing a particular aspect of advent. I don’t recall the exact theme, but I do recall the photos. In one, we saw a dark alley hung with Christmas lights, and a dumpster in the foreground. The image was […]