Monthly Archives: March 2011

more storytelling…

I’ve been reading Reynolds Price’s Three Gospels, and finding it refreshingly full of failure rather than heroics, full of the fumbling human ordinariness of its characters. Even the itinerant homeless son of a carpenter, on his “hectic and besieged itinerary”, … Continue reading

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storytellers all

We write to kill time, someone once said, blurring the meaning between pastime and the way we fix an incident in time, seal it so that we have a chance to consider it at our leisure, polish it until it … Continue reading

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Sunday of the Transfiguration

(Every day now thousands of people and I receive an email from a man named Stephen who writes in short confident sentences about his goings on and ponderings, and periodically reminds us to buy his book, which I will refer … Continue reading

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