the MIRACLE of the MUNDANE

Bliss in Bulk

If you’ve seen The Exorcist, then you know what my 20-month-old daughter becomes around five o’clock if she hasn’t had...

One Hundred

This is the Miracle of the Mundane’s 100th post. That is a book worth of blog posts, and a cause...

Humility’s Dilemma

Humility’s Dilemma (a companion poem to Monday’s post: Humility)   Shades of gray range in a wide array. The scales...

Humility

I used to mistake humiliation for humility. I thought true humility was just the opposite of arrogance. As a result,...

Unaccustomed Comfort

I’m slowly growing accustomed to not checking my rearview mirror obsessively after passing a cop on the road. I don’t...

Fighting the Fiend

In my first week free of tobacco, I was reminded that I am a fiend. It’s a nasty word: fiend....

Van Gogh

One year ago today, I published my first post, called prayer. As the title suggests, it was an act of...

Change

It was one of those weekends. Those weekends with nothing to complain about except for an irritability, at once paralyzing...

Bottoms Up

I’d like to show you what a bottom in addiction should look like. A man comes to from a black out....

Resolute

I didn’t make any resolutions for the new year. I know myself too well for them. I know that if...