Listen as Margie reads about the first meal she cooks for Denis. An excerpt from No Place.
Two paintings and a dried palm frond remind me that there is more to reality than I can imagine. And in that, I find hope.
Clarity & simplicity as well as ambiguity & mystery is essential to the nature of wisdom. Most of us are comfortable with one or the other, but we need to live contentedly in both.
A detective series on Masterpiece Theater (PBS) that emphasizes mercy and human dignity.
In this lively exploration of following Jesus with creative faithfulness, a recording artist and activist challenges readers to love God in both truth and beauty.
Tim Keller lists six things necessary if the followers of Jesus are to make the gospel attractive and plausible in our increasingly post-Christian world.
Journalist George Packer says there are four competing stories being told about America by Americans. It’s not a good situation. What story do we tell?
Piranesi is a novel that tells a delightfully imaginative story and invites us to ask questions that need serious reflection.
A wicked strain of toxic masculinity has long infected White evangelicalism. Jesus & John Wayne traces that sad history.
Writing about life is similar to gymnastics, it is much harder than it looks, and requires practice.
I admit there are times when I am unloving. But I always have a good excuse.
What happened behind the scenes to prepare for the COVID-19 pandemic. The story of a group of largely unknown but plucky scientists and public health officials.
A magazine article by a superb author on hospitality (and Tom Hanks) worth reading and discussing.
Two magazine articles on disgust—something that is sadly tearing the fragile fabric of our society—that are worth reading and discussing.
Get 20% off when you pre-order Margie’s book, No Place, which will be released later this month.
Margie welcomes a young neighbor who surprises her with a request for something to eat.
Poet Sam Hamer celebrates his son’s kite flying, when the glory of this simple act is made brightly alive by the setting sun.
Two books recommended for understanding transgender and sexual identity issues.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer reminds us that to love means to listen. No exceptions.
Psychologists call it languishing; most people call it the Blahs. There are ways to move from languishing towards flourishing, and to help others move, too.