Developing prayer habits, while challenging, draws God into all aspects of our lives.
Since my conversion, I’ve had a lot of awkward moments at the dinner table. It’s not that I’ve been having awkward conversations about my decision to leave atheism and be received into the Catholic Church.…[...]
It’s not every day you meet someone that has a facility with hard data who also cares deeply about human beings. But in the Texan desert, Rachel Lynne Wilkerson is breaking the mold of humanitarian action, engaging the growing problem of rural hunger in a state riven by massive wealth and massive poverty, the communities of concern scattered about and often tough to reach.…[...]
Richard Linklater’s new film Boyhood, about the coming-of-age of a Texas youth named Mason Evans, has garnered immense critical acclaim, and with good reason. The conceit of the film is wonderful, in the first place. Twelve years of childhood captured over twelve years of filming; a single cast aging and changing as they act out a plot as long as some of their careers; a boy’s journey to the thres[...]
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Few television series have garnered as much or as intense interest lately as the Netflix series House of Cards. Its central character, Frank Underwood, advances from being the Majority Whip for the House of Representatives to the White House.…[...]