Road Trip! (Food)

With the holidays just around the corner, a lot of us are getting ready to make the trek to see far-flung friends and family. But road trip food can be kind of, well, awful. Never fear: the lovely magazine Kinfolk is publishing some road trip recipes, designed to make your travel a little less greasy [Read More...]

Your Productive Passion

As I mentioned last week, The High Calling is taking a look at Todd Henry’s book Die Empty. This week, Glynn Young wrote about finding your “productive passion”: Once you know or understand what your passion is—what Todd Henry in Die Empty: Unleash Your Best Work Every Day calls your “productive passion”—much becomes clear. Choices become easier; priorities more [Read More...]

The Art of Weekend Rest

A timely article, if you’ve had a week like mine, from the always-lovely Kinfolk: This kind of rejuvenation demands the whole self—pouring oneself in till there’s no room for worried thoughts, fear of missing out on anything else or even that nagging desire to somehow share how well you’re relaxing with others. Finding rest is not just a matter [Read More...]

The Prayers of Flannery O’Connor

The prayer journals of Flannery O’Connor are being published next week and were recently excerpted in the New Yorker, and over at Slate, Marian Ryan is writing about them, and her own struggle: I’m jealous of Flannery O’Connor, though she’s been dead nearly 50 years. I envy her not only because she was brilliant, the maker of [Read More...]


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