The Author is with Us

There is nothing like getting lost in a story. I love so many different storytellers: from John Irving to JRR Tolkien, CS Lewis to Stephen King (and yes, Harper Lee)….Stories are deeply affecting–they arehow we define ourselves, our world, and each other. As I was reading through the Gospel narratives of the birth of Jesus […]

The Mystery of the Word

Genesis begins with God speaking the world into existence… “Let there be…” The Gospel of John echoes the story of Genesis in it’s first line: “In the beginning was the Word.” Somehow, before the creation of everything, there were the Words of God. Norman Maclean, in his novella A River Runs through It, writes that […]