As I teach and train about spiritual formation one of the things I talk about a lot is what I call "the imperative to virtue gap." Specifically, when it…
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A running theme in my reflections over the last few years, summarized by much within Hunting Magic Eels, is the role of perception in encountering God…
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Part 26, The Harms of Ideology
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“Even if there be no hereafter, I would live my time believing in a grand thing that ought to be true if it is not. And if these be not truths, then is…
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The other day when I began to pray I had a mystical experience. I say "experience" because it was part sensation and part vision in my mind. In the…
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Part 2, Chasing the Horizon
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Part 1, On Unjust Laws
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Part 25, The Gulag Archipelago
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In Hunting Magic Eels I describe what I call "the Ache," the suite of dissatisfactions and emotional ailments we experience in a secular, godless…
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As a part of my annual Bible reading plan, reading through the Bible during the year, I've been in 1 Kings. What struck me going back through the story…
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As I share in Hunting Magic Eels, psychologists have recently come to highlight the impact of mattering upon mental well-being. Mattering, sometimes…
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On Suffering and Love
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