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Y'all take care now
30,000 feet above Jackson, Miss., I came to believe it was time to start a novel.
(07/22/99)

Prisoners of a crappy war
I don't regret protesting Vietnam, but "Return with Honor" has humbled me before the heroism of our military.
(07/08/99)

Dog day
The death of a beloved friend makes plain the beauty of this world.
(06/24/99)

Letting it rise
Learning to bake a good loaf of bread is not an easy thing, especially when you've got a broken bread machine.
(06/10/99)

Sincere meditations
Slick packaging can't hide a disfigured soul or fearful spirit. Just ask the pastor of the Church of 80 Percent Sincerity.
(05/27/99)

Mala from heaven
As the world crumbles, I string together beads of faith.
(05/13/99)

A heart's breath
For my birthday this year, God gave me the gift of grace.
(04/29/99)

On a shoestring
In the midst of war in Kosovo, my brother's marriage sanctifies the exchange of love and light in a flurry of bubbles and rose petals.
(04/15/99)

Breaking the surface
I think you should get to have your true authentic healed wholeself and buns of steel, but redemption just doesn't work that way
(04/01/99)

Is that all there is?
Explaining death and the hereafter to a kid who wants to be cryogenically frozen
(03/18/99)

Didgeridoo
A new member of the big, comfy underpants set ponders why women areostracized for "letting themselves go."
(03/04/99)

Flea market
It turns out faith is like a little cat that you let in once and feed, and it stays forever
(02/19/99)

Cracks
Despite meeting an intelligent Christian, I was not quite ready to give up a life of shame, failure, X-rated motels and Scotch just yet
(02/12/99)

Lichen
My father believed that "nature bats last" -- and it did, unfolding my family's destiny
(02/05/99)

B-plus
Living a double life as studious teenage tennis champ and dope-smoking lost child, I couldn't find peace until I gave up competition
(01/29/99)

Momcat
Believing in a radical Christian Scientist named Lee
(01/22/99)

That one ridiculous palm
Of Catholic friends, atheist parents and the lily pads of faith
(01/15/99)

Sleeping in
No one tells you that the profound tiredness you feel in your child's first year of life doesn't go away with the 2 a.m. feedings
(01/07/99)

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