Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Better (Sermon)

I’m not sure, but I think that we all believe that we’re better than somebody else. We all know that we’re not supposed to. Maybe we’d all deny it. And some of us may think it’s not true. But I think, deep down … Here, take this. Remember the TV show MASH? If you’re my … Continue reading Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Better (Sermon)

The Summer of 2017

For the next month or so, I am reflecting back on summers in my past, partially to discern why my depression tends to get worse in the summer, and partially as a project to get myself writing again. I'm thinking back on those days, seeing what I did and how I felt, and seeing what … Continue reading The Summer of 2017

Joy through Togetherness

My father lent me the book The Book of Joy by Douglas Abrams, a series of interviews with His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. I'm about a third of the way through it right now, and I'm finding it to be excellent. Here is a paragraph that especially spoke to me today: "What … Continue reading Joy through Togetherness