Every year, I write a poem for Christmas, and include it in my Christmas cards to friends and family. For the days leading up to Christmas, I'm publishing all of my Christmas poems here, as a kind of Advent calendar. Today's poem was written in 1997, when I was a student at seminary. I remember … Continue reading Christmas Poem VI: “Write Me a Poem for Christmas”
I recently wrote an essay called "When Being a Pastor with Depression is a Complicated Combination," and it's been published on TheMighty.com. You can read it here.
It's funny. When I started this blog two months ago, I had no expectation that it would become so much about my own history with depression. I really didn't know what it would be about. That was part of the fun, I suppose. But then this post happened, wherein I shared that the reason I … Continue reading On the Bravery of Writing