“All go to the same place; all come from dust, and to dust all return.”
-Ecclesiastes 3:20 NIV, canonical
This passage (as well as others from Genesis and the Book of Job) is often paraphrased in the Book of Common Prayer as “ashes to ashes, dust to dust…” Read More
Authors Note: This post borders on one where I don’t practice what I preach, and I’m aware of that…and working on it. I’m sharing because of the extensive amount of exploration required and the profundity of conversations involved to get me to this point…many covered in the words of this blog.
I’m also aware this part of my story will require a bit more curated thinking to understand, but it needed to be written tonight. This is not my most perfect post.
Exploring the many parts of myself…
Those who know me know that Read More
[This post is dedicated to Daryl Krech (90, 5/25/2009), Sandy Parker (55, 12/6/2012), Rjay Price Spoon (30, 12/16/2012), Kathleen Krech (68, 1/18/2013), Paul Samuel Krech (70, 4/23/2015)…fathers, mothers, friends and dearly departed.]
Most appropriate soundtrack for this Read More
[Author’s note: I’ve lived through the sadness of a family separated by death, and a family joined by it. This post covers a bit of both.]
I remember the day these pictures were taken as one of the worst of my life. Read More
Anyone that knows me is aware of the fact that my father passed away barely a half year ago. In some ways his passing was a liberation, in countless ways it has inspired me and Read More
I think every person can probably place themselves on some type of Kinsey-esque scale on which one side would be those who saw themselves as “VERY RELIGIOUS” and on the other side would be those that were “VERY SCIENTIFIC.” It is arguably this assumed separation between the two that has kept people Read More
Brace yourself. Shit is about to get real.
This is me, right before posting this blog.
My name is Jason Paul Krech, I am of sound mind and body. I’m almost completely sober having just sat down to finalize this blog post and have poured myself a Rye on the rocks Read More