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Barry Casey

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Barry Casey taught religion, philosophy, ethics, and communications for 37 years at universities in Maryland and Washington, DC. He is now retired and writing in Burtonsville, Maryland. More of the author’s writing can be found on his blog, Dante’s Woods. Email him at darmokjilad@gmail.comHis first book, Wandering, Not Lost: Essays on Faith, Doubt, and Mystery, is now available.

  • 09/21/2021

    Mark 8:22-26 / “What do you see?” he asked me. / It was a simple question: / describe what is before you, / give it a name. Do you remember? / No? Well, do the best you can / All this was in my...

  • 08/22/2021

    “Your father and I have been very worried . . .” (Luke 2:48)

  • A man dressed in a jean jacket and boots walks through a desert.

    To me now, wonder and awe are the necessary candles for our nights of darkness ... Through them we find what we can give back to God—our spiritual innocence.

  • 05/11/2021

    There was always a river to cross in life. This would not be their last. Crossing rivers was sometimes an escape, sometimes a transition to a new life, sometimes just what had to be done at the...