Insights from Origen on prayer
Growing in prayer is not simply acquiring a set of special spiritual skills. It is growing into Christian humanity.
An electrician shines shoes in Tijuana
"I went to college," the man said. "I got one more year, then I go over there and start working."
The priest asked the thief why he would return a ruined tire. He said, with surprise, Because it wasn't mine, Father. Are you paying attention?
Drug use in American culture
Drugs are perhaps the ultimate consumer product. They give an instant, intense hit, and they're used up in one go.
What will marijuana policy reform look like?
Twenty-two states now have legal cannabis markets of some form. Regulations are being made up on the fly, with consequences not yet known.
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