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Stay Put

Mary Luti

We admire seekers. We like the lone protagonist who struggles to attain God. But God isn't a reward, a prize at the finish line of striving.

Life and Liberty

Kenneth L. Samuel

The resurrection is about something more than life beyond the tomb. The resurrection is also about the liberation of those who've been revived.

Pious Amnesia

Lillian Daniel

Sometimes, a genuine experience of God becomes a pious amnesia. The newly inspired forget what they were like before.

Be Still My Soul

Richard L. Floyd

Today's passage is a humble little one I have never really noticed before. I love that about Scripture, when new gems previously overlooked shine for us.

And Peter

Mary Luti

Jesus wants you to go to Galilee. He will see you there. 

God is Dead

John Edgerton

Today, I need God, and every scrap of reason I can muster tells me that God is not coming.

Montage Sequence

Molly Baskette

Most of our spiritual progress, at least once we reach adulthood, is made by lurching from crisis to crisis, grief to grief, and somehow surviving all of them. 

Neither All Nor Nothing

Matt Fitzgerald

When death has the final word life is either a cheap gift expiring quickly or our only shot at an eternity's worth of meaning. It's all or nothing. 

God the Artist

Donna Schaper

Some of us imagine God is an artist.

Hail Mary

Matt Laney

Mary was an odd pick for the job of "mother of God."