Practicing Right Brain Faith in a Left Brain WorldBy Vance Morgan
After a major stroke, Jill Bolte Taylor lost function in her left brain. But by taking a "step to the right," she found an unexpected blessing. →
Cultivating Space for Authentic Emotion
Spiritual but not religious people are looking for places where genuine emotion is celebrated, not mocked as "cheesy." →
A poem inspired by Flannery O'Connor's visit to the Cloisters Museum, where she was mesmerized by a laughing Virgin Mary and Christ child statue. →
An Excerpt from Calling All Years Good
In this excerpt, Jane Patterson uses stories from the Bible to explore how young adults can discern their vocation. →
An Interview with Poet Marjorie StelmachBy Susan Sink
Sometimes faltering forward is all we can manage in this life of faith. Don't miss this interview with Marjorie Stelmach about her latest book of poetry. →
Faith & CultureSpiritual but not religious people are looking for places where genuine emotion is celebrated, not mocked as "cheesy."If you notice what you notice, and write deeply and honestly, you can create an authentic, fresh linkage of image to abstraction—a fresh metaphor.For writers desiring to affect readers, the tool most likely to work is metaphor.Sentence Power: A careful choice of sentence form can dramatically improve your prose, enhancing the energy of any subject.If your goal is to energetically engage your readers, to grab them by the lapel and say, “Wake up!” “Take note!” “You need this information!” or to touch their hearts, then pay attention to the verbs you use.
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Practicing Right Brain Faith in a Left Brain World