Man Enough- Book Review

I hate books for men. I never relate to them. They show me a version of masculinity (often called ‘biblical’) that is far removed from the reality of my life. I feel like men’s ministry’s in churches do this too. They focus on some cultural ideals of masculinity (often pitted against the feminine) and make […]

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Coming Clean- a Sort of Book Review

It’s not about booze. This book isn’t about an addict’s journey to get well. It’s not about a drunk getting dry. It’s not about alcohol at all. At best, gin, wine, and their kin become background players in this drama. This is a book about pain. This is a book about hurt. This is a […]

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The Stories We Tell

I keep thinking about my funeral. I wonder what people will wear to come see my body be buried. Will it be open casket, where all can gaze at my corpse? Will it be a memorial service where some pastor gives a sermon and asks if people know where they will end up just as […]

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