About Nathanael Edwards

Nathanael is a Middle School Spiritual Formation Teacher at Our Lady of Lourdes, an elementary school on the Pine Ridge Reservation of the Oglala Lakota.

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GK Chesterton

Be Not Afraid (III): Two Ways Home

“There are two ways of getting home; and one of them is to stay there.” With these words, G.K. Chesterton begins The Everlasting Man, a book about his view of the relationship between world history and the Incarnation. Essentially, Mr. Chesterton is setting out on a quest to discover what precisely Christianity is. These words […]


Be Not Afraid: A Way Forward

Welcome back, friend! I’m glad to see you. Take a seat. Make yourself comfortable. Are your glasses clean? Can I make you a fresh pot of coffee? I’ve spent the last week thinking. I talked a lot about solutions last week. I envisioned us going on a quest, a mission to discover the secret identity […]


Be Not Afraid: The Secret

I have a secret I want to tell you. I’m human. There, I said it. I’m human. A human person, that is. Wait, what? You say you have the same secret? How have we never talked about this before? I’m human. I’m a person. We all walk around all day, humans keeping the secret of […]