Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen

John Darnielle has a column at Slate today about his 1995 song “Cubs in 5” and what it means now, with the Cubs in the World Series. It’s characteristically Darnielle, taking an unassuming detail like a baseball team breaking a 70-year-long drought, connecting it to a failed romantic relationship, and then building from there to a meditation on faith despite observable evidence.