About |Puritanism|

Charting a third way course between warring ideological faction often feels like using the third rail as a balance beam.

“The Middle” – A Haiku

Regressives one way. Oppressors are opposite. The Center is choked. Much of my life has been a struggle with not fitting in. I’ve written before of how I never quite understood social cues as a child, and even though I’ve learned how to “read” a room I’m still uncomfortable in social situations. I feel my…

Dear Ideologues

It's been several days since the horrific events which transpired in Newtown, Connecticut. In the interim I have preached, forced myself to read the names and ages of the victims in prayer during worship, and have had to force my heart to keep feeling as I looked up to God and questioned, “Why?” I have…

Sometimes you just want to crawl into a corner and weep..

No, I’m not going to have a long pity party. I’m just wondering if human beings are actually capable of communicating without feeling the need to bludgeon one another. This past week I got an IM from my friend Jim.  It was one word, “NOVA.”  Apparently, PBS was running a Nova special on “Buried Secrets…