christianity

Mr. Ouija and Mrs. Gail

I wasn’t afraid of being possessed, but Gail did freak me out, with stories of Satanic rituals that had taken place in the small Appalachian mountain town I grew up in.

How We Got Here

When families like my own set out to make a community out of the Chinese diaspora in Iowa, attempting to unify across dialects, backgrounds, class, and age seemed like an impossible task.

What it is Like to Celebrate Mass

It makes me angry to think of altar boys who found in priests not an inspiring example of sacrificial dedication (as I did), but instead horrible betrayal and abuse.

Things Unseen Primary category in which blog post is published

The Extravagant Inversion of Values

“The bill of sale is on record, and future generations will learn from it that women were articles of traffic in New York, late in the nineteenth century of the Christian religion.”