Oh, Mr. Rochester —

Has any woman ever sought holy orders purely on the grounds of having read and loved Jane Eyre?Clergy CoutureWhat do you call this kind of thing, anyway? My husband suggests the term frossock. [Rating: . . . . Continue Reading »

Walking on Water: More Christian Shoes

Guy in striped shirt: “There I was, passed out on the beach, when these people came up and started witnessing to me. The next thing I knew, I was wearing these shoes . . . “So many styles to choose from! There’s the “Many Names of Jesus” lo-top (in pink!) Or what about . . . . Continue Reading »

In His Footsteps

What would happen, I asked myself, if I googled the phrase “Christian Shoes?”This here is the “Deception” shoe for women. That’s “Deception,” as in “Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting, but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised.” . . . . Continue Reading »


Up and down the oneway streets of houses huddled deep and close together, sycamores, live oaks brace up to the concrete, break through, their dark roots surfacing, disrupting the order of a New Orleans neighborhood. A block away the laughter, the games belong to black . . . . Continue Reading »