A Wild God

Barbara Ehrenreich (an atheist and a journalist) recently published a book called Living with a Wild God, in which she probes and explores an experience she had that she couldn’t quite explain: In May of 1959, Barbara Ehrenreich was taken into the mountains in Northern California by a boy looking for dynamite. They spent the night [Read More...]

Debunking the 10,000 Hour Rule

Chances are you’ve heard about the “10,000 hour rule,” popularized by Malcolm Gladwell, which posits that it takes about 10,000 hours of practice to master something – for instance, playing an instrument or playing a sport. But now, one psychologist is claiming this isn’t true after all – it’s more complicated: The “10,000-hour rule” — [Read More...]

The Homeless Jesus Statue

A statue of a “homeless Jesus” recently caused a bit of ruckus near the town of Davidson, North Carolina. The story was picked up by NPR: The statue depicts Jesus as a vagrant sleeping on a park bench. St. Alban’s Episcopal Church installed the homeless Jesus statue on its property in the middle of an [Read More...]

Vocations from the Vision to the Gallery

I always perk up when I see the word “vocation” in an unexpected place, and it popped up in the New York Times recently, in a piece about what an art curator does. So if you’ve ever been interested in that question, read on: How did you decide to become a curator? I loved art, but [Read More...]


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