This complicated, imperfect world: a poem

    This is a complicated world,            but not for the sake of trying. How do we respond?  What is it that I have done?            Have I tried to lay in the long grass,            to wake early and see my breath? When did I last wait to hear, Not answer, not voice,Continue reading “This complicated, imperfect world: a poem”

Jesus and the Mommy Wars

I am a conscientious objector to the Mommy Wars. If you’ve never heard of the Mommy Wars, then you (mercifully) missed last year’s media frenzy surrounding a Time magazine cover that featured a mom breastfeeding her four-year-old son. The accompanying article, provocatively titled “Are You Mom Enough?,” spawned a vitriolic nation-wide debate that was sadly emblematicContinue reading “Jesus and the Mommy Wars”