Something Medieval, Something New

How a Puzzling Medieval Text Taught Me More About God Than Going to Church Ever Did

I tried to put the institution of religion aside to better understand God, but the two were so inextricably linked where I grew up, it felt impossible.

Jan 28, 2019
My Year with Julian of Norwich

In the midst of terrible isolation, reading Julian’s feverish words about her visions helped me feel sane. Here was another woman, enclosed.

Dec 12, 2018
Why Canterbury Tales Is the Ultimate Road Trip Story

How do we pass the time while traveling from Point A to Point B? What stories do we tell one another, and how do those stories connect?

Oct 30, 2018