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Wild Goose Part Two: Mud, Music, and Exploding-Head Syndrome

The giggling girl seemed to speak for all assembled at the Wild Goose Festival as she splashed barefoot up to the sunshine-yellow popcorn tent. “A little rain doesn’t have to spoil a good celebration!” she said to the long-haired, bearded young man in the tent. 847 more words

Occasional Essays

Want to Know My Dream?

The question makes me laugh: “You just inherited a dilapidated, crumbling-down grand mansion in the countryside — what do you do with it?” As it turns out, this is not a theoretical question for me. 738 more words

The Spiritual Life

Wild Goose Part One - Celebration & Sexuality

My head swirls with images of sweaty hippies swaying inside a drumming circle, tattooed youth dancing beneath rainbow banners, and a parade of body-painted, trumpet-blowing, cymbal-crashing celebrants on their way to . 298 more words

The Spiritual Life

Wrong Turns: Hold the Map Loosely

One of the nice things about getting older, at least for me, is that I don’t get lost anymore. I may occasionally feel lost, but I know I’m not truly lost.  680 more words

Occasional Essays

Season III, The Spiritual Life V: The Indwelling of the Holy Ghost

The Spiritual Life V: The Indwelling of the Holy Ghost

Like a tender father, Our Divine Savior told His Apostles before His glorious Ascension into Heaven: “I will not leave you orphans: I will come to you…Yet a little while and the world seeth me no more. 240 more words

Season 3

Overcomng Fear--Keep Fear From Stealing Your Life

For over eighteen years of our twenty-year marriage my husband worked out of town Mondays through Thursdays. I had never been afraid of being by myself or afraid of something going terribly wrong. 537 more words

Spiritual Growth

Why Do We Rest?

Summertime – Rest in the Lord

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