On Becoming A Father

Dear Young Father to Be, On the eve of the biggest adventure of your life there are some things I need to tell you that I wish a wise man would have told me. Either I am too stubborn or the wise are too few – I had to learn these things for myself and…

On Meaning

Dear Westerners, Why are you so downtrodden? Anxious, depressed, angry – Watch the news, read the social media feeds, ask the hard questions in line at the grocery store – You’ll find we struggle with meaninglessness and hopelessness. And it doesn’t make sense. Things are going really well, actually. Never has there been so much…

On Education

Dear American Parents, With the confirmation of one Mrs. Besty DeVos to the high office of the Secretary of Education (Congratulations on being the most contested candidate we can all remember!) there has been a tremendous amount of buzz regarding the future of your children’s education in our great nation. Siren calls of the dismantling…

On the Immigration Ban

Dear President Donald J. Trump, Thank you for your involvement in the events leading to the beginning of negotiations for safe zones in Syria for the millions of families displaced by war, famine, and terror. I regret that the past 8 years has found myself and my countrymen pouring hundreds of millions of tax dollars…