I anticipated and relished those hours. For my extroverted colleagues, the grand silence was a vacation; for me, it was a homecoming.
Adam S. McHugh
Adam S. McHugh is the author of Introverts in the Church: Finding Our Place in an Extroverted Culture. He is an ordained Presbyterian minister, spiritual director, chaplain, speaker, and retreat leader. He has been published in The Washington Post, The Christian Century, RELEVANT Magazine, Psychology Today, and Leadership Journal, among other publications. He is a graduate of Claremont McKenna College and Princeton Theological Seminary. On February 28, 2012 he served as guest chaplain in the U.S. House of Representatives. He lives in Santa Barbara, California.