Monthly Archives: February 2015

I’m Telling You Less than Half the Story

I’m Telling You Less than Half the Story.

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40 Stories- Machine Gun

The first time anyone ever pointed a machine gun at me, I was in the West Bank, on my way to a small village called Dar Sala.  A group of us were visiting Israel and Palestine and this particular day … Continue reading

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40 Stories- Whiteness

I was in 3rd grade the first time I came face to face with being white. It was on the playground of Fairview Elementary School on the west side of Birmingham, Alabama.  Through some set of circumstances I found myself … Continue reading

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40 Stories- Ordination Day

On the day I was ordained a priest I was running late. I needed to get to the Cathedral in downtown Birmingham and I was leaving my parent’s house at rush hour. My parents only live 10 minutes from downtown … Continue reading

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40 Stories-Car Rides with Mom

When I was probably 8 years old there was a terrible accident in Birmingham, Alabama.  A family lost control of their car and it ran underneath a tractor trailer. The top of their car was torn off and they died … Continue reading

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40 Stories- Fourpeaks

In the summer of 2002 I took a trip with my future ex-wife to a cabin in the Adirondack Mountains of New York. This cabin is one of several on 700 acres near the town of Jay, called Four Peaks. … Continue reading

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40 Stories Project

Yesterday I started a new writing project called 40 Stories.  My goal over the next 40 days is to write a story a day and then hopefully carry on writing after those 40 days are over. These are stories that … Continue reading

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