spirituality

9 Habits That Lift the Soul

The celebrated minister and author of this reposted May 2012 article offers advice on practices that restore our minds, bodies and souls.

Stop Using God to Terrify and Punish Black Children

By happenstance, I found myself in a rather peculiar position. I could feel her little…

[THE SPIRITUAL LIFE] Is There a ‘Right’ Way to Pray?

Some faiths have written prayers available to recite for specific occasions, while others pray off…

[THE SPIRITUAL LIFE] From Catholic to Muslim: Congressman Keith Ellison Speaks

In 2006, U.S. Congressman Keith Ellison was elected to represent Minnesota’s 5th district, becoming the…

Baptized After 30: An Untraditional Path to Faith

I didn’t grow up in church, but I was surrounded by it. My parents weren’t…

Michael Clayton: The NFL’s Unlikeliest MVP

When searching the record books of the greatest LSU Tigers of all-time, Michael Clayton’s name…