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Domesticating God

Alice laughed. ‘There’s no use trying,’ she said. ‘One can’t believe impossible things.’

I daresay you haven’t had much practice,’ said the Queen. ‘When I was your age, I always did it for half-an-hour a day.

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Religion

The Hispanic Religious Experience

I could not pass up the opportunity to hear journalist Maria Hinojosa speak at Loyola University Chicago’s Catholic Immigrants Conference. This is the same woman who unknowingly welcomed me to look at the Latino community through a journalistic lens. 60 more words

Culture

Arcade Fire: Popular Music and the Desire for the Transcendent

Music, particularly live music, can be an immensely transportive experience, and musical groups, particularly rock groups, can inspire an incredible amount of devotion amongst their admirers. 1,421 more words

Culture

Meditatio House: Everyone is Holding a Mirror

I can be hard on myself. Too hard. This hardness comes from many years of expected too much from myself. Over time there has been some improvement in this state of mind, improvement that happens as my psyche inches into grace. 871 more words

Spiritual Writing

'Get 'em done Nicey'

Section 120 is presented in full and full of the Lord

Five interviews and five lesson observations for the new Head of Beliefs and Values stretched ahead of Vernon. 484 more words

Creative Writing

The Lord will provide

Section 120 is an encounter recounted in full. which is full of the Lord

Five interviews and five lesson observations for the new Head of Beliefs and Values stretched ahead of Vernon. 496 more words

Creative Writing