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July 28, 2014 |

The New Catholic Novelist You Need to Read

An interview with Christopher Beha about his latest novel. I've been aware of Christopher Beha's writing for a few years now....

July 25, 2014 |

Scientists Agree: Sex, Money, and Power Don’t Make Us Happy

Jesus told us this a long time ago. For anyone who lives in New England, the weather this summer has been lovely. The app on my phone...

July 22, 2014 |

Thirteen Books For Kids With African American Characters

Recommendations from parents, teachers, and librarians for kids ages 3 through 12. Yesterday I wrote about my ongoing search for chapter...

July 21, 2014 |

Searching for African American Protagonists

Why I want my kids to read about lives that seem different from theirs. We've been reading chapter books with our two older...

July 16, 2014 |

Don’t Worry, Be Happy—According to Jesus

Remembering the reason and way to let go of our worries. Recently, I was reading the Bible and thinking about Bob Marley. In the...

July 15, 2014 |

Four Questions I Have About Transgender Identity

Struggling to love my neighbors in grace and truth. Last week I wrote a post called "Let Kids Be Kids Instead of Sexualized Little...

July 10, 2014 |

Let Kids Be Kids Instead of Sexualized Little Adults

What both conservative and liberals miss about children’s gender identity. For a long time, my little sister Elly was a boy. It...

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