Learning To Cry

This year I am a full-time volunteer. I work at a soup kitchen in Scranton, Pennsylvania, as part of the Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC), a…

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What Works: Solo playdates

In my column about nonnegotiables, I talked about Julia Cameron’s concept from The Artist’s Way of the “artist date” — where you make a playdate…

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Jesus the Bartender

I have a few images of God. I’ve imagined God as a parent or a friend. I’ve thought of God the Artist when I see…

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