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You Can Learn a Lot from a Toaster

Many people don’t know why Donald Trump got elected president. I have an idea why it happened. The Universe confirmed my suspicions when, in Las Vegas visiting my mother, I fixed her toaster. My parents married in 1957, in Lake Charles, LA. A priest joined them in Holy Matrimony in […]

Top 10 Reasons I Would Be a Lousy Bishop

4. I Have Had Some Mental Health Challenges I’m getting better all the time, but I’ve had some significant personal crises in my life. The stress from broken romances, active addictions, failed Ph.D applications, smoking really strong ganja, growing up with an alcoholic, growing up with an alcoholic in Las […]

Top 10 Reasons I would be a Lousy Bishop

#7. I have Problems with Authority Figures I’ve served under six Episcopal bishops. I’ve had serious run-ins with three. One of those run-ins included the use of profanity (see reason #8). None were pleasant. All had consequences. It was never fun. Thing is, had I been a bishop, I wonder […]