If Jesus Returned to the People Again

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… only atheists would believe in him.

Sacred Archetypes of Modern Masculinity: The Divine Child

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The Divine Child rejects the cold, stiff version of masculinity that leaves no room for play, emotion, or innocence.

Science, Sex, and Social Justice in the Bible Belt: One Dad’s Letter to His Daughters

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Raising daughters in the American South can be difficult regarding which worldview to pass on. Humanist Neil Carter addresses these issues with clarity and compassion.

Goodbye, Sancho Panza

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Don Quixote’s sidekick comes into his own in this unpredictable poem from Justin Hamm.

The Smiling Skeptic: An Excerpt from THE MIRACLE GIRL

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“These things can be explained: the weeping icons, the bleeding statues, the healing of disease, the aberrations of sun and sky and light, the apparitions of Jesus and Mary and Springsteen.” By Andrew Roe

Mater, Maritatus

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Dakota Garilli writes of boys, their mothers, and “how we learn /of love.”

What Do You Do When Your Wife Is On A Spiritual Journey And You’re Not?

The key is on front of you.

Steven Lake faces the challenges his wife brings up through her spiritual practice. Resistance is futile!

Washing the Feet of the Homeless

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Teaching our children to be humble by role modeling selfless service.

A Dad Calls for Putting Christ Back Into Christmas — and He’s Not Kidding

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Gavin Lodge struggles between his liberal humanism and the worry that his son will just see Christmas as a materialistic free for all. He has decided that he needs to bring more Christ back into the mix.

Josephology

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This Christmas, Adam Prince focuses on St. Joseph, a nativity scene mainstay who is, nonetheless, often overlooked.

The Dirty Two Dozen: Movie Bad Guys Who Crack Us Up, Part II

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Mike Kasdan takes a look the iconic movie bad guys we love to laugh at, from Shooter McGavin to Principal Rooney to Mr. Pink.

Raising Compassionate Boys: Why I Practice Compassion?

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Kozo Hattori explains why he practices compassion above all else while raising his sons.

3 Churchy Phrases That Are Scaring Off Millenials

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The statistics are in. The millennials are leaving the church, and nobody seems quite sure what to do about it.

One Letter Away From (D)anger

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Tree hugging hippie pacifist Edie Weinstein discovers that anger can be a positive emotion when used for good.

Easter: A Conflict of Emotions

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David Pittman is a Christian who was abused by the Church. That experience changed his perspective on the Resurrection.

The One Thing Crucial to Moving Forward After Being Hurt

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The hardest part of moving forward is allowing ourselves to forgive, Orin J Hahn has a few role models on why that is the most important step.