Category: Spirituality

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On Being Published in a Christian Anthology

I always wanted to be the type of writer Madeleine L’Engle was. who was a Christian and was also a writer, but spurned the label “Christian writer.”  In an interview, she called herself “a writer who is struggling to be a Christian.” Those words, perhaps, best encapsulate my current moment as a writer. After a few years of …

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Easter Sunday

Yesterday my mom took my kids to see Miracles from Heaven. I didn’t go. I didn’t want to. I still don’t understand why some people get healed and others don’t. The son of an old friend died yesterday. Like my brother, he’d been in a motorcycle accident. He’d been in the hospital for a few …

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