Poetry is a manifestation of the spirit as it triangulates itself through the desires and limitations of meat; meditative inklings of immortality, and the play in the manipulation of aestheticized materials. It forgets about itself as code making, has the supreme confidence of handling elemental fuels. The word then is not only fit referent but […]

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This poem was written by Sarah Wells for Unfolded. Please visit Sarah’s blog and follower her on twitter. … “Your desire will be for your husband, and he will rule over you.” – Genesis 3:16b After a day alone with my children gardening, hiking, cleaning, coloring, singing, driving, or whatever we find time to do, […]

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John ended his cell phone call when he saw Edward approaching. “So you were going to tell me a story, something about what happened last week,” the gruff voice rang in Edward’s ears as he sat his cup of coffee down and slid into the secluded booth across from John. The out-of-the-way diner was busy […]

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Through the Motions – Unfolded Ep. 9

This is a story written by Dave Harrity. Listen to Through The Motions on iTunes, Stitcher or Homebrewed Christianity. …    I’ll try pretty much anything once. I’ve lived by this tenet since I married my wife Amanda, after our minister gave me advice on how to get along together: whatever she’s taking on, be […]

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One of those ordinary special moments.

This is an acknowledgment. A recorded recognition of something special that has transpired, written down in an effort to preserve it so that it will never be forgotten. I want to take a moment to thank my wife Natalie, whom I love with all my being, for a brief moment we spent together in time. […]

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Made As Makers: A theopoetic motion picture that teaches us how to talk about the things that matter most.

……………… I was recently asked by one of my favorite educator/poet/theologians, Callid Keefe-Perry, to review his new 45-minute documentary film, Made As Makers. I felt honored. ……………… “Yet the stones remain less real to those who cannot name them” ~Dana Gioia To paraphrase the illustrative Peter Rollins, many people of faith feel a desire to […]

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Healing by Wendell Berry | Art by Matt Small

Healing I The grace that is the health of creatures can only be held in common. In healing the scattered members come together. In health the flesh is graced, the holy enters the world. II The task of healing is to respect oneself as a creature, no more and no less. A creature is not […]

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When Poetry Is At Its Best | Art by John McCormick

Many people of faith feel a desire to speak about that which is most precious to them, about that which has transformed their lives, that which they feel has liberated them. Yet that needs to be contrasted with the concern that every time we speak of that source, that place of liberation, we somehow do […]

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