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Just Because 2

  And sometimes the rain begins to fall and it feels like if you don’t jump through a puddle you might jump off a cliff. When there’s no discernible plan and the restlessness has become tinged with sadness, and nothing feels right and you don’t want to pray or sing or […]


And Here is the Steeple 2

When I say we meet on the trail by the river, I mean that is where we arrive en masse. To suggest something akin to fellowship happens there, at the park, in the ink of early morning, is disingenuous. We are, however, like something of a congregation. We arrive in […]


Ruinous Runs and Other Things I’ll Do Again 6

I have nothing. Or perhaps I have a field of tumbleweeds sweeping across my thoughts. Marathon Four has left me in a weird and untenable state, a state of which I was I previously and happily unaware. I have been rendered proudly disappointed. Marathon Four picked me up, turned me upside […]


Imagine

  It’s a beautiful day. You went to bed late, because homework piled high on your desk and spilled onto the white shaggy rug your mom bought you for your birthday. Your alarm rang loud, “All About the Bass” shook you awake and you dashed to the shower. You worried […]


Abstaining from Abstinence 1

I met a man recently who was kind and friendly and chatty. As we engaged in small talk, weirdly, pre-marital sex came up. My new friend went on to explain that the way women dressed these days is shameful and that they should save themselves for marriage. Now, I have […]


Saved by Faith 2

My friend Ed Cyzewski is a writer, and father, and a husband and a Christian. He’s had years of experience and study of both scripture, theology and humanity. I like Ed. He’s smart and compassionate and funny. Funny is always a plus. Ed has written a book, A Christian Survival […]