Not there yet.

Crises of faith can be funny. You can declare they're over, and that you believe in God again with your whole heart. Your friends will pat you on the back (maybe metaphorically, if you're long-distance). You feel accomplished, and somehow more adult - maybe surviving a Dark Night of the Soul with your faith intact … Continue reading Not there yet.

No, really: don’t mind the little things.

After my last post, things perked up in my shrine life. I hit a good four-day stride leading up to the civil new year's day -- and then I woke up on January 1st with that unfortunate, familiar tickle in my throat. By evening, I had settled into a very sneezy cold. I had been … Continue reading No, really: don’t mind the little things.