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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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Praying With Flannery+

I’ve always wrestled with the question of whether there’s an appropriate way to ask God for things that are tearing...

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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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What I’m Giving Myself for Christmas+

This Christmas, before I even started planning what to give my family and friends, I decided to give myself three...

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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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Surprised by Joy of Ham+

I loved the movie Midnight in Paris. As Owen Wilson stumbled back in time to the golden years of the...

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My Breaking Bad Binge+

Breaking Bad began with a respected teacher and ended with a proud monster. “I originally pitched it to the studio...

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Friendship Risks+

Last month, RiverNorth Fiction released the novel Anita Lustrea and I co-wrote. Since we were friends — part of a...

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Care for the Caregivers+

In the movie Away from Her (2006), Fiona, having been recently diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, prepares her husband with information about...

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