How We Hold Out Best: A Rogue Homily on Fear


I used to count on death. This is what the depressed do. It’s the “suicide pill” the broken mind keeps in its darkest corner. That “out” looks almost like hope in this light. The resemblance is uncanny. That kind of light casts the widest shadow so that even happy comfort words get met with a […]

October 8, 2015

Dr. Pepper and God: A Rogue Homily on Faith


Meet my new genre: the rogue homily. Let’s be clear; I’m no preacher man. I do want desperately to reconcile my life ledger and make sense of the mess in the margins, but my theology’s hot—stolen from people way better than I am. I want to put God on the page but usually end up […]

October 7, 2015