Congratulations John-Francis!

John-Francis graduates from High School tomorrow.  Even though I’ve been reminded of this reality every day for weeks, it still seems highly unlikely since, only yesterday, I was dropping him off at The Galloway School for his first day of kindergarten.  I remember how he matter-of-factly climbed out of his carseat and… Continue reading

First Sunday in Advent

If we spend our lives waiting for that big chance to live out that hope, the opportunity for us to make a “real” difference, we miss the thousands of moments where we could have taken just a tiny bit of hate, anger, bigotry, or ignorance out of the world and replaced it with a little kindness, grace, or wisdom. Continue reading

Thoughts After Reading and Seeing Watchmen

The violence of Watchmen is secondary to its deconstruction of the idea of heroes in literature and comics, and seeing it with our son allowed me the opportunity to discuss important questions of good and evil, fear and peace, and morality with him. Continue reading