“The penalty of deception is to become a deception, with all sense of moral discrimination vitiated. A man who lies habitually becomes a lie, and it is…
In my opinion, what we’re beholding in the above images of Bill and Maria Lee partnering with Samaritan’s Feet to confer footwear to students while unm…
Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has refused to meet for prayer with Christians at the Riverbend Prison, opting instead to sign off on the execution of his …
As I notice the face of a former student or two in footage of mobs threatening the lives of doctors and school board members and also see their parents…
Thomas Pynchon’s attentiveness to history and the details of the contemporary American scene (a hyperawareness that sees revelation in progress all aro…
“Those who have served through the ages and have drawn inspiration from the Book of Isaiah, when the Lord says: ‘Whom shall I send? Who shall go for us…
Editor’s Note: I sometimes have the impression that I can save lives if I can get particular people talking to other particular people. As an artisan o…
I treasure people (living and dead) whose loving witness is so intensely specific that they’re almost completely useless for anyone’s marketing scheme.…
The word “nostalgia” comes from two Greek roots, nostos meaning “return home” and algia “longing.” I would define it as a longing for a home that no lo…
In recent years, I’ve become peculiarly sensitive to the phenomenon of misplaced deference, the move whereby I hand over to someone else my right and m…
I sometimes think my entire vocation consists of trying to help people find themselves and others interesting and beautiful. In this activity, I have m…
My mentor shares art with me. His name’s Todd Greene, and I think you should look him up. This gets at something, don’t you think?