Monthly Archives: May 2016

No, we don’t really fight…

It’s what I’ve said to many people when talking about Annie and my relationship, which recently hit its six year mark, the (almost) last two of which we have been married. We are both introverts, have similar ideas about finances, share similar values, and entertain ideas about life trajectories that are generally compatible. We both […]

Samaritan vs. Priest

Luke 10:25-37 (NIV) “A Ugandan woman was walking down a road when she was attacked by epilepsy. It stripped her of her dignity, slammed her head against the pavement, and left her lying in the middle of the road, unconscious. I happened to be going down the same road, and when I saw the woman, […]

On Believing Unpopular Truths

The wayfarer, Perceiving the pathway to truth, Was struck with astonishment. It was thickly grown with weeds. “Ha,” he said, “I see that none has passed here In a long time.” Later he saw that each weed Was a singular knife. “Well,” he mumbled at last, “Doubtless there are other roads.” –Stephen Crane The process […]

In light of unprofundity

Time speeds differently: everyone experiences this, right? Sometimes things happen all-at-once, amidst various sorts of growing pains and turbulence (my last Kairos post). For me clarity and confusion simultaneously attend hurtling-forward times (when everything seems to be spinning out of control). Other times, moments slow down so that only the present is visible, and in […]