Again, I Say

In Their Mother’s Arms is a post-apocalyptic dystopia set on two islands: OPS, the false utopia island, and D’nalreven, the island where outcast children have made a home. OPS is […]

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Stained-glass Man

I   Once upon a time, there was a Stained-glass Man Who held a glass world in the palm of his hand. Day in and day out, the Man caught […]

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Excerpt from Strength in Weakness: Myth Reimagined

Epigraph   Theseus, Great and Mighty! Can you hear it in your sleep? As you rest in foolish pride, the wise and truthful weep. Listen to the sound, their accorded […]

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He Will Rise

Myriad comic series, television shows, movies, action figures, and other various capitalistic ventures have grossed billions on the back of the Caped Crusader. It seems nearly impossible to step into […]

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The Dream of the Crown

‘Dream of the Crown’ is a poem that pays homage not only to the Christ who suffered the crown of thorns or the crown itself but medieval dream poetry. Specifically, […]

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Chronological Snobbery: In Reply to Contemporary Petrarchs

These are questions that must be asked, Questions of great importance: Can Renaissance or Reformation Have roots soiled in darkness?   What if I inquired about Alighieri or Aquinas: Would […]

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A Heavenly Guide: Lewis’s ‘Teacher’ in The Great Divorce

From the Grey Town below of eternal self-vision, A despairing, hollow place, To the Bright Lands above of expedition, At a slow, infernal pace. Every step taken leads further up, […]

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Mission San José y San Miguel de Aguayo

In late summer 2021, as a sort of final “hoorah!” before holiday ended and the term began again, I whisked my family off on a three-day vacation to San Antonio, […]

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Violence of Fire

The night was dark and still: starless, moonless, windless. If not for the groans of the shifting planks and the light smack of oars against sea, there would be no […]

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Desolation

For over a decade I have been an educator in one fashion or another. My teaching has ranged from Biblical Studies to Theology, History, English, Philosophy, and even a bit […]

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