Following My Father’s Example

Last spring, The Atlantic published a series of articles under the headline of “Choosing my Religion.” The articles are diverse in scope, covering the mass exodus of millennials from organized religion, personal struggles under religion’s expectations, and one compelling series where readers responded to the question: “What was your biggest religious choice?” I have read countless articles … Continue reading Following My Father’s Example

One Year Old Hands

Your formerly tiny, balled up hands are different now Flatter, fatter, moveable, still soft on my cheeks They explore every surface and texture you touch Patting and wiggling all day long Your baby paws dig into the dirt as we put plants in the ground, Leaving lines of black under your fingernails. Grasping at strawberries … Continue reading One Year Old Hands