A More Perfect Union

For the past couple of years, I have not kept up too much with American politics. I read the paper some. And I vote. (Duh.) But I haven’t been too tuned in to current events beyond that. Since the election, I have been thinking about my country a fair amount, …

Work It

Today, I want to talk about work. Now, I’m not just talking about jobs. I’m talking about work in the sense of our life’s work, our vocation, or our calling. I find the concept of work to be complex, because I often equate it with anything that’s hard or that …

Street Theater

I had the pleasure of seeing Les Miserables at the Orpheum Theater this past weekend and I was struck by how very relevant Victor Hugo’s story is, even today. To me, the major themes of the story are redemption and the struggle for social justice. Or perhaps, a better way to put …

Right and Wrong

Today, I realized that I was wrong about something. I thought I knew all about a certain situation in someone else’s life, and I was more than a little smug about it. In talking with this person, I realized that I had been very wrong. To be honest, it was …