Cursing God


  A few days ago, I heard an interesting exchange at the gas station. After a man dropped all of his change at the pump, he loudly exclaimed, “God Dammit!” Immediately, someone at the next pump responded, “My God’s last name is not dammit!” The coin dropper replied, “Are you kidding?” The gas pumper got […]

The Ashes: A Celebration in Zimbabwe


  The smells. The smoke. The bells. The masses.   The Roman Catholic Cathedral in Gweru, Zimbabwe is constructed to hold as many people as possible. Tonight, I watched thousands pour onto the small wooden benches. Then, the service began.   The words weren’t different. Based on the structure of the service, I could’ve been […]