The U.S.’ First Restaurant Owner with Down Syndrome

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Today is World Down Syndrome Day, a day to acknowledge and promote the good, loving, and inherently valuable lives of men and women who were born with an extra chromosome. It’s the perfect time to share this story from the Today Show about Tim Harris from Albuquerque, New Mexico, who may be the U.S.’ first [Read More...]

Why “Les Miserables” Has the Greatest Ending in Movie History

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(“Les Miserables” comes out on DVD March 22.) I generally roll my eyes at grand generalizations about movies, like “So-and-so is the greatest actor of his generation!” Those kinds of sentiments are a matter of subjective opinion, especially when they apply to actors who are barely in their twenties. Yet today, I’m going to make [Read More...]

True Beauty Can Change the World

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Singer/songwriter Audrey Assad, who I’ve written about in the past, just launched a new independent music project through Kickstarter.com that would fund an album she wants to record of Church worship songs. Fans supported the idea in droves, so it got funded in 50 hours. Additional funds will now be used to make the project [Read More...]

Companions on the Road to God Experience Doubt, Mystery and Redemption Together

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So a rationalist and a mystic walk into a bar. Okay, it wasn’t a bar; they walked into a writing class. That’s not the opening of some weird, existentialist joke. It’s the way a life-changing bond was formed between two talented young writers whose personal and spiritual journeys – told in the new book “Love [Read More...]


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