Learning to Linger

He peered at me from under his unruly bangs of brown fur, hidden in part by the grate of the cage. I commented on how much he looked like my own Yorkie, Junior, though this dog was much smaller and where Junior’s fur was a silvery grey, his was a black that accentuated his small… Continue reading Learning to Linger

Words of Life: Knowing Faith

I like to know things. I enjoy nothing more than another certificate or degree demonstrating that I have mastered a subject. It makes me feel useful, and ultimately safe. Knowing stuff, in my mind, makes me feel like I have some sort of power over my life—a safety railing against chaos. As I have grown… Continue reading Words of Life: Knowing Faith

Daddy Issues: Umbrella Academy 2 and Ex-vangelicals

Umbrella Academy season 2 takes us through a surprising journey of deconstruction and reconstruction following a season of heartbreak. In many ways, their process of dismantling the confusing relationships they have with their father and with each other sheds light on a similar trend we are seeing in the Christian community—that of the deconstruction of… Continue reading Daddy Issues: Umbrella Academy 2 and Ex-vangelicals