November 5, 2020

Scenes from the Circle of Life

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Scene 1: Young man sitting in a circle with other students, Place: College campus in Maine, Time: November 1975, evening.

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September 8, 2020

An Invitation to the Wedding Banquet

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Last fall my wife and I moved in with Sarah, a ninety-four-year-old Sister to help care for her.

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September 19, 2018

There Is a Castle on a Cloud

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In the year since I’ve been back from Jerusalem, I’ve been dealing with a mass of conflicting thoughts and emotions. Mostly I think of the children I met there, and I am perhaps overly conscious of how hostile this planet is towards the truly...

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April 18, 2018

Why I Cannot Forget the Middle East

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It is now seven months since my wife, Tessy, and I left the Middle East and I have spent these months living mostly in two worlds. Tessy seems to have adjusted more easily but I’m having difficulty processing our experiences. I keep thinking about...

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