"Then I See What's Really Always There" © Grady Kane; used by permission

A Poet Looks for God

Dec 02, 2013

Theme Essay by Cherise Wyneken

My religious faith was a mess. My search through the Gospels fired up doubts about the dogma of my church.

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Old Wool Coat in the Pawn Shop

Dec 02, 2013

Essay by Paula Hoy

My skin tingled. I had my mother’s undivided attention. I was radiating, humming with bliss.

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The Miraculous Birth of The Goat Child

Dec 02, 2013

Comics by Theresa Williams

'He was weird and wonderful,' they say. 'Well, he was mostly wonderful, you know?'

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A Day in Combray with Marcel Proust

Nov 01, 2013

Comics by Donald Langosy

The last time we spoke you mentioned that you had been overtaken by an existential crisis...

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Balancing Words in Two Languages

Oct 23, 2013

Essay by Mira Desai

The same genes that pushed my grandfather to seek an education for his sons survive in a new avatar.

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