A Feast of Confounded Expectations

Today, Christians celebrate the great feast of Epiphany — the celebration of God's light shining into the world in the life of Jesus. In Western practice, the feast commemorates the visitation of the Magi — the Greek word generally referred to Zoroastrian priests versed in astrology — to the child Jesus. I can't help but … Continue reading A Feast of Confounded Expectations

My Year of Magical Thinking*

Back in January I wrote about how I was trying to re-enchant my disenchanted world. As I was reflecting on this, I couldn't help but notice that a lot of people around me didn't have this problem, but rather lived in a magical world. Faced with the prospect of a cold and unfeeling world, they … Continue reading My Year of Magical Thinking*