As I write this, it is still Hunter’s birthday, October 7. We have a few hours left. I have resisted returning to the family eulogy from Hunter’s memorial service, but it seems appropriate to post it today. You’ll find my notes below. I have added the few extemporaneous comments that were not in my original […]Read More A tribute to my brother
A more insightful writer is only a few clicks away. A prettier face is only a swipe away. A happier family is only a scroll away. We are all in a battle against despair and loneliness. The least we can do is tell one another, “hey, I see you.”Read More I see you.
Hot takes are like bottle rockets. They flash, move quickly, startle, and burn out in a second. Most fall harmlessly to the ground. Others strike objects or start fires.Read More Bottle rockets win the day
“But as for Abraham there was no one who could understand him.”Read More The incomprehensible Knight of Faith
At the time when divine truth lay buried under this vast and dense cloud of darkness; when religion was sullied by so many impious superstitions; when by horrid blasphemies the worship of God was corrupted, and his glory laid prostrate; when by a multitude of perverse opinions, the benefit of redemption was frustrated, and men, […]Read More It is always Reformation Day
Is there anything more depressing than advertisements that run on cable news? I’m speaking specifically of the happy retirement type. These ads attempt to convince us that the American dream is to retire early to a senior center in Florida where one can enjoy days full of golf, Viagra, and Mazda Miatas.Read More It is better to produce than to consume
Thankfully, each successive generation does not start with a blank slate. The frameworks of the past exist in the subconsciousness of our culture and institutions. Each life lived passes on more than genes and instincts.Read More Haunted by something he cannot define
I’m a recovered political news junky.Read More Political news addiction is a cancer
You will enjoy the most eccentric guide to Final Four rooting interests that you’ll see this week.Read More My eccentric guide to Final Four rooting interests
What if our support systems fail and thousands of human lives are extinguished? Shouldn’t that shock and scandalize us?Read More Who will notice the March massacre?