In Memory

Faint echoes of memoryWill illuminate even the darkest night. Ghosts of stars long dead speak to stars as yet unborn. Trust me.We got (will have gotten will one day get) this.The same new-old story:Trust-Let me fall so that youcan catchme. Hold metight, It’s true – that my starEvaporated long ago.I remainA question that lingers. In […]

Letter to God: The Road Less Traveled

Dear God, True confession, I am now awake for an hour again approaching 5A.M., this time going through my Facebook, reading a great, thought-provoking blog post and generally making better use of my time. I just spent a good fifteen minutes looking at multivariable calculus and thinking yes, among other things I love math. I love […]

Letter 4 – It’s an Emergency! To the Library!

Dear God, I am using Buffy the Vampire Slayer humor, so you know this must be serious. I only rely on Buffy humor for a Level 4 or above emergency. Kidding. There are no codes. Our world is in trouble right now. I was going to talk about the Eucharist today – but haha – […]

Letter 2 – Loneliness

Dear God, There are two things that really bother me right now: writing and loneliness. It’s hard feeling so very alone like all the time. I know what you’re going to say: Foxes have dens, et cetera, but … so many of my fellow believers have their places, their tribes. They get titles and positions. […]

Voices 3 – In the Face of Doubt

If there is one single group of people that has tended to stomp on my sense of self-worth and my belief in God, it has been members of the organized religious community. For the most part, atheists and agnostics and members of small religious communities are perfectly okay to nod agreeably. As long as I’m […]