We had only one day in Paris, pilgrim-starved and threadbare, broke we’d walked to the tomb of a saint, from … More
Whatever the reason, I’ve turned into one of those adults who were incomprehensible to me as a child: one who’s ambivalent about Christmas.
Last Friday, I went back to the Orthodox Church I’d all but stopped attending. I’m sort of obsessed with the … More
Unless you’ve been living in a cave, you’ve heard of her. Her book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up is … More
I’ve had a hard time getting into Christmas this year. The whole routine seems like the same thing over and … More
It’s Lent. I’ve been trying to keep the fast, but it feels meaningless. I just can’t shake this feeling that … More
I was raised Southern Baptist, among a congregation to whom the idea of fasting was like sackcloth and ashes — … More