Pulpit to the Pew

A Spiritual Playlist

  As our calendar squares march closer to Christmas, my mind moves to church —...

Turkey Trotting

  While others will be fixated on the turkey this week, another animal always grabs...

Democracy by Little Ol’ Us

  Open wide the doors to democracy. That’s what I thought, in amazement, when our parish...

Unremarkable? I can’t hear you over the screaming!

  Unremarkable. That would be a good summation of my soccer career. Like any child of the...

A Parade That Begins and Doesn’t End

  And on the 606th day God recreated Mardi Gras. Or at least was bored enough...

Time To Talk Spooky Stuff

  The pumpkins are out. The costumes are picked. The parade’s even rolling! It’s time to...

Objects Are Closer — And Hairier— Than They Appear

  I cut my own hair. Certain openings are immune from happy endings, right? My getting and...

Communion of Desire

  As the “Make America Construct Again” bill has ground to a halt, it’s easy...

Nick Underhill: A Billet-Doux from Me to You

  Who dat?! I am warming up my windpipe for “Domecoming: 2021 Edition,” but, after three...

New Orleans: A movable, in-between feast

  New Orleans is an in-between place. Life holds hands with death. Round the way...

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