Interviewing a Russian Orthodox Priest

A Russian Orthodox priest named Father Andrew Louth graciously agreed to let me conduct an interview with him. Father Andrew is the main priest at a Russian Orthodox church in Durham, England. Earlier in his career, he also taught early Christian theology at Oxford University. I really enjoyed learning about Father Andrew’s life, interests, and…

Writing a Haiku

I love poetry, but the thought of writing it intimidates me. So I was a little surprised by my desire to write a poem today. I immediately decided to write something simple: a haiku. It’s the shortest form of poetry that I can think of. Writing this Japanese poetry involves several guidelines (which are sometimes…