Justin’s Going Away Party

| September 16, 2015

Welp, he did it! My old pal Justin¬†Leedy got all of his debts paid off and he’s in the process of visa application to move to Norcia, Italy, to be a Benedictine monk. ¬†I traveled up to Coeur d’Alene, Idaho this past weekend to attend his going-away party thrown by his church family of St. […]

The Legacy of an Old Friend

| May 5, 2015

“There are two kinds of men who can be called rational: those who serve God with their whole lives because they know Him, and those who seek God with their whole lives because they do not know Him.” – Paschal Justin Leedy is a dear old friend of mine… I met him when he was […]

Many are the Children of the Desolate

| May 5, 2015

The day was oddly cool for the season, even as the sun waxed higher in the sky. And me in flip-flops with no hat. Scarf, but no hat. It was fortunate indeed that the day was breezy and cool. The situation that had propelled me on this pilgrimage of a hike, across the interstate, up […]

Fantasy and Salvation

| April 22, 2015

To Bryan Davis in response to his excellent article on the power of Christian fantasy. I know I have said this a hundred thousand times to you over the years, but your books have, multiple times, saved my life or at least my sanity. I have always been a creatively minded person, I was always […]