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September 08, 2015
Blood and Silver
By Caroline Langston I stood in the security line at the Louis Armstrong International Airport...
August 18, 2015
In Defense of Air Conditioning
The summer after my freshman year in college, I made the mistake of signing a...
July 20, 2015
God Has Got to Be Real
God became man, so that man might become God. —St. Athanasius What you find-ah
June 29, 2015
Learning to Pray
Go, sit in your cell, and your cell will teach you everything. —Abba Moses The...
June 12, 2015
Sunday Morning at Wegmans, Prince George’s County, Maryland
It is the Feast of Pentecost on the Eastern Orthodox calendar, the annual commemoration of...
May 15, 2015
Go Ahead and Have the Damn Children!
I was working from home a few days ago, on a day when both of...
April 20, 2015
My Mother, My Daughter, Myself
My daughter Anna Maria was born on Orthodox Easter Sunday—Pascha—six years ago. That year, the...
March 24, 2015
Resisting My Inner Columba Bush
Poor Columba Bush: On top of the doubtlessly-endless-hassle it must be to have your husband...
February 27, 2015
Mama and The Help
In memory of my mother “How come we don’t have a maid?” I asked my...
February 12, 2015
All I saw of the deer at first was the eye: domed, amber and pellucid,...
January 15, 2015
Breaking Up with My Job
Last week, I left the job where I have worked for the past seven-and-three-quarter years....
December 22, 2014
If you live long enough in a place, people will start to die there, but...
November 28, 2014
Elsa Blue and Frozen Power
For Chad Thomas Johnston Along with Kermit green, Barbie pink and—Lord have mercy—SpongeBob yellow, we...
November 14, 2014
Apocatastasis at the Essex
“You have to choose the places you don’t walk away from.” —Joan Didion This one’s...
October 16, 2014
Holding the Blade of Sacrifice
I had fallen asleep thinking about the Sacrifice of Isaac: The account, given in Genesis,...
September 26, 2014
Living My Family’s Legacy
The sins of the fathers may indeed be visited upon the children, and upon the...
September 05, 2014
An American Girl’s Tale
Dave Ramsey, the millionaire evangelical Christian money coach who’s famous for telling his clients they...
August 15, 2014
Our Mother Mary
Today is the Feast of the Dormition (the “falling asleep”) of the Mother of God....
July 28, 2014
Everyone Deserves Clean Grout and Starched Linen
For my junior high school Home Economics teacher, Mrs. Lesca Black, who taught me how...
July 10, 2014
Moving to Stillness
Last Thursday morning I got up, made my son’s lunch, made sure that both children...
June 23, 2014
Snapshots from the Imperial City
1. My children attend a school that sits in rented space in the middle of...
May 27, 2014
Mystery and (Southern) Manners
It’s a chicken-and-egg kind of question I get all the time, but I don’t think...
May 01, 2014
The Passion of Relisha Rudd
The first ominous sign that the Relisha Rudd case was slipping from the local Washington,...
April 08, 2014
The Grace of the Unexpected, Part 2
In the first part of my post yesterday, I lamented our contemporary lack of risk,...
April 07, 2014
The Grace of the Unexpected, Part 1
Listen up, brothers and sisters—what follows here is the only sermon I know how to...
March 06, 2014
The Feast Days of Snowfall
Dedicated to Amy Chevalier Efantis Aside from any private celebrations hosted by the Tulane alumni...
February 18, 2014
The Beltway Catechesis
Now that our son is almost ten, he has begun to feel his oats a...
January 17, 2014
Rose By Any Other Name
This is a story that is more about what I don’t know than what I...
November 26, 2013
The Lost Girl Lets Go
There’s something about the midday nature of the appointment that gives it a furtive cast:...
October 28, 2013
My Brother John: A Eulogy for the Living
For some months now, I have been ruminating on the writer John Podhoretz’s eulogy in...
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