Lord have mercy

The idea of mercy has been cropping up all over the place this past week. I’m not totally sure what to make of it all, so once again this blog is acting as a means of processing some of my thoughts. I’m reading a novel by Madeleine L’Engle, called A Live Coal in the Sea.… Continue reading Lord have mercy

Do this in remembrance of me

I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about alcohol recently. This post is an attempt to process those thoughts. Much of the inner pain experienced by folks in communities like The Dale leads to the consumption of alcohol (and other substances). And much of the outer conflict that sometimes erupts from these folks stems from,… Continue reading Do this in remembrance of me