September 08, 2010
When people hear that the title of my book is Losing Faith, the first question I often field is whether or not it is a religious book. Well, no, it’s not. But to me, at least, the book does have spiritual themes and a double entendre with the title.
Even though I’m from a Bible-belt community, I did not grow up in the church. I had a fairly regular group of friends at school, but my best friend lived across the country in Colorado. Before the world of e-mail, we wrote each other long handwritten letters, filled with every little detail from our daily lives. But when a long stretch passed without a letter from my friend, I started to...