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Recent Articles

Van Gogh's painting, The Raising of Lazarus, depicts a man rising from his grave with two women kneeling nearby.

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Lazarus Is Dead

By Greg Bailey

A writer contemplates the raising of Lazarus, and regrets that the account ends just when it gets interesting. We never hear what Lazarus reported from beyond the grave, or how his second chance changed his life. But there’s something more important…

Ivan, Peter, their dog and the white lily.

Monday, March 02, 2015

The White Lily

By Jane Tyson Clement
Adapted from Frances Jenkins Olcott
Illustrated by Hannah Marsden

An old man’s life is turned on its head when he receives an unexpected gift.

A soldier on duty with a heavy backpack in early dawn light.

Monday, March 02, 2015

Keeping Watch

By Philip Berrigan

Reflecting on Jesus’ exhortation to his disciples to "keep watch," Berrigan is transported back to his days as a young army draftee standing the interminable night watch.