Someone Else’s Afterlife? (11 min read)

Someone Else’s Afterlife? (11 min read)

Yesterday was the one-year anniversary of the death of my dear mentor and friend, Scottie Johnson, and I spent the morning on the soil in front of the graves of Emerson and Thoreau. This post is adapted from a sermon I wrote a few days after Scottie’s death. What if...
Now Comes Good Sailing: Why I Love Graveyards

Now Comes Good Sailing: Why I Love Graveyards

Is thinking about your own death good for you? I love graveyards, especially the beautiful and historic ones I’ve been in this week. I spent the past week in Boston with a group of teenagers on a spiritual pilgrimage. Every day, we visit historic and religious sites,...
Always Call

Always Call

I broke my own rule, and I missed my chance to call. Does this ever happen to you: someone comes into your mind out of the blue, and it feels like there is a reason for it? It is happening to me more and more. Usually it happens when I’m physically moving – driving to...