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The Legion of the Lonely

By Harold Dean Trulear As a young adult Episcopalian, I was confronted by a graduate school colleague who asked me how I could stand to say the “same printed prayers every week.” After giving...

2019: Building Your Wisdom Pyramid

Editor’s Note: To start our New Year, we’re re-running Aimee Fritz’s introduction to her series on Brett McCracken’s “Wisdom Pyramid.” If you would like to read the rest of the series, you may do so here:...

A Poem to Pray in the New Year

By Jennifer Carpenter Whether you gathered around to watch the “ball drop” or slept through the festivities, we have entered a new year with new challenges and new possibilities. Along with your list of...

A Christmas Eve Reflection

By Elrena Evans In those days a decree went out from Emperor Augustus that all the world should be registered. This was the first registration and was taken while Quirinius was governor of Syria....