A batch of psychedelic mushrooms and a lazy canoe ride helped Michael Carpenter realize he was a man.
Jack Varnell looks at the #Occupy movement through the lens of “everything has spiritual consequences”.
What do you believe in?
Hugo Schwyzer doesn’t mind a gender-neutral God, but the last thing he wants is for people to think that only a female God can be nurturing and compassionate.
Paul Leroux turns to spirituality to reconcile his sexuality.
Lisa Hickey finds something she can believe in. And it has everything to do with “good” and much to do with “men”.
Roland Maimonedes views spirituality as empathy, love, uncertainty, and the surrender of power—none of which he had considered particularly manly.
“Even in my most desperate moments, when I was ready to embrace religion, I still couldn’t figure out which one I belonged to.”
Penelope Thompson meditates with prisoners and finds that “one aware moment is as special and unique as another.”
Chris Wiewiora lives up to these words by facing questions about God, porn, and accountability.
Fathers who are deeply spiritual have more in common than they might think with fathers who don’t consider themselves spiritual at all.
Jack Varnell uses free verse to look at religion and the society that needs a God.
Paul Leroux discusses the ways in which today’s man can find purpose in life.
Loving yourself is the soul’s work, says Rick Belden.
In Tom Matlack’s last column, “Questioning My Faith,” he declined to choose a particular religion. One reader thinks that makes him a wimp. Here, they talk it out.