Religion isn’t always Precious about Itself

Religion isn’t always Precious about Itself

A Sikh man wearing a turban, with his son wearing a patka Reading time: 2 minutes About five years ago, I was being treated for an ongoing medical problem (which has been resolved, thank goodness). One time, my regular doctor was out of town, so I got a procedure done...
“I Ain’t no AY-rab”

“I Ain’t no AY-rab”

Reading time: 5 minutes I got on an airplane just nine days after 9/11. The atmosphere at Baltimore-Washington international Airport was tense. Everyone was watchful and nervous and on edge. There were National Guardsmen all over the place, in their uniforms, with...
Aibileen’s Secret

Aibileen’s Secret

Viola Davis as Aibileen Clark in “The Help” Reading time: 5 minutes I’ve watched the movie The Help many times over the years, and there’s something about it I never noticed until just the other night. You know that part at the beginning where...
There Are Always New Experiences

There Are Always New Experiences

Reading time: 5 minutes Last weekend I went to see a play called “Familiar.” I went to see it because I’d heard it was really funny; all of my theater friends on Facebook who’d seen it said it was hilarious and good, and told everyone they...

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