Disconnecting and Embracing the Quiet

I feel like I often hear my friends and other people my age (thirtysomethings) talk about wanting to disconnect.  “I just want to delete my Facebook…but it makes it so easy to keep in touch.”  “I just need to take a little social media break.” Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, it’s all become so ever-present in …

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In a Darkened Theater…

Gun violence seems more prevalent than ever and as a result the pro-gun vs gun control argument seems louder than ever.  In my naïve and idealistic days I used to wish guns would just go away – that we could simply jettison them all into space.  In the wake of San Bernardino, the anniversary of …