…you could cry like a man. A few weeks ago, I was faced with a challenge—one of life and death, really—though I won’t go into the details here. Suffice to say I needed spiritual peace, and fast. My first thought was to go to the closest church, light a candle, and pray. That’s standard practice…
… family did not come first. I was raised with the understanding that family comes first, that the world revolves around your loved ones. This was all fine and good, but in a large, Hispanic and Catholic family, the expectations are far greater. You’re expected to love, honor, and respect your aunts, uncles, cousins, and…
Father Time is a weekly column dedicated to the concept of time in a parent’s life, particularly a father’s life. The point of view comes from a father of two young sons, both under three-years-old, and how time really is just that: a concept. ◊♦◊ Growing up in Santa Fe, New Mexico was a bit…
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Before you nail me to a cross, hear me out.
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Alexander Lowe examines the role that religions and faiths could play as uniting, rather than dividing, forces.