my parents were divorced; split faith, is that a thing?
half mormon, half catholic -- depends on the weekend.
i've been stoned for 25 years.
smoking weed doesn't make me a cool dad -- they know.
kids theses days either smoke weed, or juul.
cigarettes are no longer on the spectrum.
i've got a 22 y/o, 15 y/o, and 14 y/o.
only smoked with the middle kid --
divided love, is that a thing?
we raised them as cafeteria catholics;
you know, pick and choose when we go to church.
christmas and easter. is that a thing?
their mom left 2 years ago
and the oldest didn't come home for a month.
the heartbreak was so intense,
he converted faith as a coping mechanism.
i asked him how meditation was going
and out came a seemingly rehearsed;
almost sing-songy response about the elements
as he closed his eyes
was shut out