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The Bible: Now Accepting Submissions

I like to imagine Peter, Paul, Moses, Matthew, David, John, and all the rest, known and anonymous, bumming around the twenty-first century like nobody’s business. Paul running a late-night radio talk-show, David writing poetry on a remote sheep farm in … Continue reading

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The Afterbirth of Christ (And Other Things We Don’t Like To Think About At Christmas)

Placenta. Placenta is not a Christmas word. At least, not a word we usually associate with Christmas. We like a clean Christmas. A happy Christmas. We don’t want a slimy, messy, bloody, placenta-y Christmas. But Christmas is about a birth, … Continue reading

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Wednesday Micropost: Quit Your Job

One of the great problems families face is job loyalty. We have learned or been taught that a good job is hard to come by, especially in this economy, and that you should do everything you can to hold onto … Continue reading

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Metaphors From the Midnight

Late night is good for deep talking. Sleep deprivation, the poor man’s alcohol, breaks down many of the social and personal inhibitions that can make daytime conversations so boring. Tonight I was talking with my friends Pete and Victoria about faith, … Continue reading

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Doing Nothing

As it saith in the tagline: “Doing nothing has never been so difficult.” This, as it turns out, holds true only for those particular nothings of a creative bent–in my case, writing. My life, in the post-pedagogical paroxysms of poorly … Continue reading

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