Good Friday Longings

  (written early 2015) On Good Friday of 2014, my mom and I are vacationing during my spring break in a tourist town of northern Michigan, a town where spring doesn’t arrive until May or June, thus planting us in the middle of winter during our April visit. We spend Holy Week, the week leading … Continue reading Good Friday Longings

Religious Refugee: Why I’m not home yet

I was talking with some Quakers recently, and they agreed that "we tend to collect a lot of religious refugees." That's a kind of neat way to say something that is probably true, I thought to myself, not yet thinking that I was one of those religious refugees. When asked about my faith tradition, I usually offer … Continue reading Religious Refugee: Why I’m not home yet