God Always Arrives in the Dark (First Sunday of Advent)

“Offering Gratitude with St. Simeon” (Eastern Orthodox Church)

“There is a cure for everything. Except longing.”

- Ahmet Altan, “Voyage Around My Cell,” The Paris Review, October 10, 2019

“The events that bring [God’s] presence arrive on the horizon of his absence.”

- Andrew Root, The Pastor in a Secular Age

“Hope begins in the dark…”



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Chris Nye

Living in Portland, Oregon with my wife and son. Doctoral candidate at Duke University. Author of a few books: chrisnye.co/books