I was given “the talk” when I was seven years old. You know — the sex talk. Except, it wasn’t my parents who sat me down and explained to me what sex was ...
HANNAH LAUGHED as she explained how one of her friends deems her a human unicorn or how others tend to think she’s either adopted or Russian.
YOU'RE DRINKING too much, more than anyone knows, and it’s enough to worry and sometimes scare you. Your weeks are filled with buying alcohol in a casual fashion, carefully keeping enough around, and discreetly recycling empties.
A LITTLE OVER a year ago I was eating sushi with a friend when I saw a familiar area code pop up on my phone: 6-5-0. This phone call would forever change my life.
“NOTHING TRUE CAN be said about God from a posture of defense,” Marilynne Robinson wrote in her magnificent book, “Gilead”.
ONE OF THE FIRST things that fledgling Christians do is say a prayer that sounds somewhat like this: “Dear God, I confess that I am a sinner in need of salvation." But soon afterwards, they’re faced with the dilemma of how to pray on their own
A FEW MONTHS after my divorce, I was able to enjoy the musical “Wicked” in Los Angeles. During the climax of the story, Elphaba and Glinda reflect on their complicated relationship by singing “For Good”, a farewell duet in which they earnestly