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Writing to the general

Spirit

Writing to the general

Or, how I realized that copying letters for Amnesty International was a spiritual discipline.

James Ishmael Ford | 4/8/2013

Kite mother

Spirit

Kite mother

I kept hoping that one day I would up and be the mother from the greeting card picture.

Meg Barnhouse | 3/4/2013

A humanist's guide to prayer

Spirit

A humanist's guide to prayer

What would the prayer of a humanist sound like?

Patricia Montley | 2/25/2013 | Spring 2013

Workshop of being

Spirit

Workshop of being

Where was I to find a liberal religious community in the middle of Kansas farm country?

Jackie Magnuson Ash | 2/11/2013 | Winter 2012

The lesson of Clive

Life

The lesson of Clive

I am a rock person; my husband is a cloud person.

Kelly Wigmore | 2/11/2013 | Winter 2012

The spirituality of the body

Life

The spirituality of the body

People watch the Super Bowl for reasons not usually recognized as spiritual, though they are.

Frank Casper | 1/28/2013 | Winter 2012

The next Jesus to come through the door

Spirit

The next Jesus to come through the door

When I meet a Jesus, I like to keep an open mind.

Meg Barnhouse | 12/24/2012

Continuum

Spirit

Continuum

I'll return to that time and space that was my home.

Ruth McKendree Treen | 11/19/2012 | Winter 2012

The gravity of family

Life

The gravity of family

All my adult life, I have valued my chosen relationships over the ones I was born into.

Doug Muder | 11/5/2012

I too am beautiful

Spirit

I too am beautiful

Look at the way you see me.

Kristen L. Harper | 10/29/2012 | Fall 2012

The green after

Spirit

The green after

'When I die, I want to have my ashes buried under this tree.'

Meg Barnhouse | 10/1/2012 | Winter 2012

A passion for reason

Ideas

A passion for reason

Reason needs the energy of passion in order to inspire others.

Doug Muder | 9/17/2012

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