Why We Go to Church


I was irritated with my kids all through church and the entranced by them later that afternoon at the beach. So which one was the more spiritual experience? [Read more...]

Joy All Year Long, and Even in the Midst of Sorrow

Penny and William on Christmas morning 2011

“…this year, of all years, I want to celebrate the birth of love within our broken world.” [Read more...]

A Case for Spiritual Religion (and, I Wrote Another Book)


A few months ago, I wrote a post called, “Why I’m Both Spiritual and Religious.” Due to a conversation with a reader in response to that post, I realized that I had a lot more to say on the topic. And so I have written an ebook (30 pages), available for 99 cents on Amazon. [Read More...]