Monthly Archives: November 2013

Gratitude and the coming dark

The house is quiet. Everyone’s asleep. The rain has mostly stopped, but I can still hear water dripping from the roof and trees. The partly changed leaves look especially golden against the thick, grey sky. And all I want to … Continue reading


Eulogy for a mission

When I was in college, I took a class called Sociology of Death. It wasn’t in my major (either of them); I took it because so many students were raving about it. Turned out to be the best class I ever … Continue reading

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