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November 5, 2018

How Much Is Affinity?

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In recent weeks, the conversations have centered around the idea of infinity, or rather, “affinity.” The kids are really intrigued by the thought. They love rolling the word around, trying it out in different scenarios, testing it for limits, trying...

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August 13, 2018

An Experiment in Asceticism

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I began the fast imagining it as a magic cure or ultimate workout routine that would automatically turn my thoughts to God. No such luck. But I’ll admit – the fasts we took on were pretty superficial: from un-following professional sports to...

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July 2, 2018

What Is the Soul of Medicine?

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My first job after high school was as a nursing home janitor. It wasn’t exactly my dream job, and I’m not sure I would recommend the experience to anyone. But working a year as a janitor in Fair Valley Nursing Home brought to my attention the...

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May 21, 2018

“What Do You Guys Do for Fun?”

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It’s one of the most common questions I hear from Bruderhof for a Day visitors, but it doesn’t usually take too long for them to discover the answer themselves: we have a lot of fun together. Typically, our young adult group gets together for...

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