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Coming to Grips With Flesh+

What would love mean without touch? We often reflect on the life of the soul, mind or heart as that...

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Resolving to Eat Freely+

The number one New Year’s resolution for 2014—can you guess?—is to lose weight. It’s a resolution I’ve made for myself since...

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New Day’s Resolution+

Today is a sad day … the day the Christmas lights come down. If it were up to me, I’d...

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Listening to the Menfolk+

The words flowed with ease between my dad and his uncle. They sat on folding chairs on either side of...

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Advent for Ignoramuses+

I could have called this “Advent for Dummies,” but I’m not writing for dummies, and I might be hassled for...

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Surf’s Up, Dad’s Down+

There are waves breaking out front. I can hear them from my house. It has been flat out there for...

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Saying No to the Nuisance of Christmas+

There are three things that go by the name “Christmas,” said C.S. Lewis,  in the essay “What Christmas Means to...

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8 Ways to Be More Human This Season+

And so it begins … the mad rush of Christmas shopping. The rounds of gatherings with family and friends and...

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Road Trip to Narnia+

You know you’re on a long road trip when, on day 3, you find yourself singing with the music, “I...

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Living in Want+

Sometimes I get obsessed with what I want. When we were looking for a new house, I’d check online listings...

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