Blind Men, Broken Men, And My Response To Charlottesville

I see danger and a lack of reality in attaching ourselves to a meta-narrative between inherent good versus inherent evil as represented in Charlottesville. It is not as simple or as black and white as a romanticized war between good and evil; it is groups of individual vessels of potential, who, at the core, are seeking the same things in opposing spots; identity, purpose, and community. 

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Dads Get Dirty

Instead of taking after the David Sevilles surging fear through my child's bones with a booming voice, I want to be a dirty dad. I hope to stoop down in my child’s dirt, grappling with his issues in the thick of things and encouraging him from where he's at. I don’t want to call him from the room upstairs to walk the green mile in fear.