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I am a Hellenist, but I keep a pearl-esque rosary on my desk. It reminds me of all things beautiful about everyone else’s religion. -M. Advertisements

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Epiphany—Flurries of Awesomeness All Around the World

In researching today’s post, I discovered one incontrovertible fact: Epiphany rocks! January 6th, Epiphany, marks the end of the 12 days of Christmas, (12 days of Christmas is actually a thing. Who knew?). It is a celebration of Jesus’ baptism … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween! Stingy Jack Gets a Modern Makeover

So they say The Devil always overplays his hand. We must be careful not to overplay ours first. Continue reading

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Epiphany—Flurries of Awesomeness All Around the World

Today is Epiphany. Epiphany rocks. Here are some ways Christians all around the world rock Epiphany in great flurries of awesomeness. Continue reading

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Soul Bites the News: U.S. Religious Geography

The other night I saw this fascinating article on religious geography floating around social media. Among other data, it features a United States map showing which religions are most prominent in which parts of the country. What I find most … Continue reading

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But for the Grace of God Go I to the San Bernardino Greyhound Station at 4am

From the low, brown hills at 3:00am, urban coyotes yipped in packs at the full Snow Moon as she presided over an inland California landscape decimated by February heat. The lean beasts are starving, I thought. I crested one of … Continue reading

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Who Needs an Our Lady of Guadalupe Bottle Opener Keychain You Ask? WHO DOESN’T?

On this New Year’s Sunday, I thought I’d share with you my favorite Christmas present. Isn’t she lovely? Now every time I drink a bottle of fancy beer it will be like I said a little prayer. I’m going to … Continue reading

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