Our road to Emmaus in 2020

I can sense their hurt frustration. He asked them, “What are you discussing as you walk along?” They stopped, looking downcast.  One of them, named Cleopas, said to him in reply, “Are you the only visitor to Jerusalem who does not know of the things that have taken place there in these days?” The weariness….

On finally running outside

I’ve heard numerous people joke that it’s taken this current global situation to finally get them to (fill in the blank here). Maybe it’s working on a passion project. Or cooking at home, since eating out is kind of a non-option these days. Or trying to read more. For me, it has been going running…

The King of the Golden Hall: Tolkien sets a scene

Of all the things of which I am a fan, J.R.R. Tolkien is one of them. I’ve been re-reading The Lord of the Rings these past few months, which has been a glorious journey especially since I don’t believe I’ve read the trilogy from start to finish since I was in high school. (Has it…