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Still Seeking and Searching, Still Breathing

Acts 17:22-28

Before we start, a few things to keep in mind: the writer of Acts was the writer of Luke’s Gospel. Simply put, there are many purposes that the author of Luke and Acts could have had while writing. 915 more words

Sermons

Transformation

Me in my 13thfloor studio

Praying

First I thought “nicely done” and “that’s it” but half an hour later the painting seemed to me to be too figurative and not abstract enough. 193 more words

English

Musings

I know we have to honor our designs—the talents/scars/inclinations that give us clues on how to act on a day-to-day basis.  But when I go to bed at night, I try to remember I’m nothing but a brief idea projected through a hodge-podge of light and matter for a snapshot of time… 26 more words

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OUT THE LOOP: WHY YOU SHOULDN'T TELL FAMILY ALL YOUR BUSINESS

“We may be connected by blood, but you don’t need to know everything.”

When it comes to family there is a question I must ask of all of you. 569 more words

(Re)Turn: Grimes, Resistance, and the High Holidays

I haven’t read too much about Claire Boucher, the woman behind Grimes. I’m a little worried that excessive knowledge will render her too tangible, as though she might take over my understanding of her as a cryptid and/or my queer twin sister and replace it with something much more mundane and potentially disappointing. 1,965 more words

Essays

My First Language Is Christian

Our secretary stormed into the office and slammed her textbook on the desk.

“This is so stupid! It doesn’t make sense!” She was just back from French class. 501 more words

Awareness

Mysticism: Intoxication with God

Whenever a human being belongs to God so completely that God can do what he wants in and through him or her, such a person is called a mystic. 270 more words

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