Tilly Dillehay




My oldest girl would subsist on fruit alone if she could. Blueberries, apples, oranges, bananas, strawberries, melons, grapes, pineapples, pears—she asks for these things many times a day, and I wash, cut, peel, slice, ball, and plate them for her many times a day. I taste the fruit to see […]

Feed your children fruit







A few friends and I have started a book club together, and we just did a meeting on Till We Have Faces. We’re trying to be very serious about this club, writing pieces or researching discussion questions before we meet. So far we’re very earnest but distracted, like college freshmen […]

The outrageous demands of God





by Justin Dillehay “It’s about the journey, not the destination.” This statement is one of the hallmarks of a certain type of religious person (though she would likely prefer to be called “spiritual”). This person is always searching, always asking, always roaming. If she hears you claim that you’ve found […]

A Time to Quit Searching