"To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield."

A twenty-minute reflection on Crime & Punishment, Part Two, conclusion of Chapter Seven.

Now, ascending the crest of junior year and catching glimpses of graduation, I find it not only easy, but desirable to return home, lay out in the backyard in which … Continue reading

April 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Peace is he who commands the seas.

It lurks. Like a shadow, it doesn’t touch but the soles of my feet as I step cautiously. And when you reach it sneaks up to my elbows and pulls … Continue reading

April 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

What just happened?

March 27, 2013 · Leave a comment


There is a certain way that the concrete connects and travels along and it is a way that I know well and that has been my way for twenty years. … Continue reading

March 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

White lies for dark times.

“It takes a hundred miles of love To heal a mile of pain. I never say goodbye to the sea, I never blow out a flame. And I’ve got white … Continue reading

March 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

The making of a home.

I guess home is a lot of different things to a lot of different people. Today, it’s been letting my jeans grow damp and leaving an imprint of my body … Continue reading

March 4, 2013 · 2 Comments

What I heard.

MATTHEW 10:5-15 – “These twelve Jesus sent out, instructing them, ‘Go nowhere among the Gentiles and enter no town of the Samaritans, but go rather to the lost sheep of the … Continue reading

February 24, 2013 · Leave a comment