Will Simescu's "Agrapha" reveals a search for holiness, contrasting the gritty details of reality with imagery from the life of Christ.
Shanley McConnell – Mary sings a lullaby to her baby God
Gently illuminating a story long important to civilization, poet Shanley McConnell grants readers a glimpse of Mary and the birth of her son.
Rooting Firmly Into Life – Thomas Merton on Accepting Reality as It Is
Thomas Merton underscores the danger of over-identifying with notions and abstractions rather than with the flesh and bones reality of our own lives.
The God of Ideas
Huston Smith on how his intellect and love of ideas brought him into a closer relationship with God, in an activity known as jnana, the Indian form of yoga centered around knowledge.