Read the poem "Oda al té/Ode to Tea" in Spanish and English, written by former writing workshop participant Sarah Degner Riveros. →By Karen Guzman
Every time we assist another creature—human or otherwise—through the pain of this life, even in a small way, we lighten our collective load. →
Restoring a pre-Vatican II Mass won't add a greater sense of mystery. It's already present in the most ordinary churches. →
Excerpt from Signs of Life
John Wesley recognized that the grace of God sometimes comes to us in less traditional channels. I wondered, did that include antidepressants? →By Hannah Conti
"I’m counting on / my rosary: / pipe bombs in the mail, / grandparents shot in a grocery, / Kaddish recited over / and over in Pittsburgh." →
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Faith & CultureFor those who desire to live the radical love of Christ, Colson Whitehead's novel The Nickel Boys is essential reading.A good day of deleting feels like a successful day of purging your closet, cleaning your kitchen, or weeding your garden.When editor Charnell Peters sent out her first rejections to writers, she added a desperate whisper: “Please don’t hate me!”What is it like reading through submissions at a literary journal? Finding the proverbial needle in the haystack calls for ruthless efficiency.In our new series on editing, acquisitions editor Valerie Weaver-Zercher describes the "holy jealousy" that sometimes occurs when working with writers.
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