Being Formed By Your Commute?

There’s an interesting piece by Dan King over at The High Calling about how “going on autopilot” can be both a good and a bad thing. He mentions studies that support the idea that breaking out of our “autopilot” routines – the 95% of the things we do throughout our day without thinking about them [Read More...]

Love Poem

Today, one of my favorites, by the great Donald Hall. What I love about this tiny poem is how it can capture, in images, a universal experience, and make us see it in a new way – something poetry, like all art, can do. Love Poem When you fall in love, you jockey your horse [Read More...]

Praying The Same

My friend Katie Noah Gibson wrote a lovely piece in Art House America about the small prayer that she grew up saying before mealtimes with her family. It’s a beautiful little reflection on the words we use to talk to God, and our complicated feelings towards them. We used many of the same phrases over [Read More...]

On Moving and Dislocation

Ask any New Yorker what their least favorite activity is – ask nearly anyone - and “moving” will come up pretty high on the list. All that packing and hunting and handing over money and resettling is rough. It’s not just the work, though: it’s the feeling of rootlessness that comes from not having a home, from [Read More...]


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