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