Everything is falling apart and it sucks.

Drama. Chaos. Upheaval. We struggle with these issues in our life every day. We see our friends bickering, our co-workers cheating, our superiors ignoring their duties. We see laws broken and justice ignored. No matter what we do, we always seem to see some disruption around us. Sometimes it nudges its way into our personal … Continue reading Everything is falling apart and it sucks.

Can You hear me now?

Tonight, the shrines are lovely. Kneeling before the gods, the candles are flickering and the shrine is beautiful beyond belief. And yet - I feel nothing. Silence surrounds me. I press my forehead to the floor, as though bowing more deeply before Their altar can recharge my god-phone. Only the echoes of my own prayers … Continue reading Can You hear me now?

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.