Tag Archives: Life

Not a Typical Love Affair

“Do you read Camus?” I love film, but it is hard to find films that I want to watch. Even with almost boundless choices, Netflix, iTunes, Amazon Prime and more— including the local theaters —I can look and look, and … more »

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And Crying Too

“Here am I, O God, of little power and mean estate, yet lifting up heart and voice to Thee before whom all created things are as dust and vapor. Thou art hidden behind the curtain of sense, incomprehensible in Thy … more »

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Culture is Upstream from Politics: 50 Responses

When I was a boy, my grandfather and I spent summers buying cattle throughout Colorado. Mostly of course, he was the buyer, but there were moments when, with a certain twinkle in his eye, he would let me be the … more »

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On the Beach Boys… the Beatles… Bono and his band

The Beach Boys… the Beatles… and Bono. For a few days this week I was close enough to the Pacific Ocean to bike along the beach. Watching the sunrise, the quiet of the morning, a travel mug with Earl Grey … more »

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Fighting Life’s Small Battles with Wendell Berry

It seems for most of my life that I’ve been surrounded by friends who are superhero movie connoisseurs. While I find these movies to be entertaining and impressively produced, I am often left wanting. I fail to see how I … more »

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Neighbors By Choice

Neighbors by choice. There is nothing magic about it, though I am sure there are mysteries in it. Mostly it is about ordinary people who have ordinary lives who live in ordinary places, like many, many other before us. For … more »

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The Resurrection and Good Funerals: An Interview with Mark Higgins

For Holy Week, Missio interviewed Mark Higgins, President of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service & Crematory in Durham, NC on his work as funeral director and the theology and practices of good funerals. Given that this week we remember the death and … more »

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