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The Rag Bag Man and Other Thoughts 5

Anne Lamott. Most of my peers know and adore the raw, real humor and her very regular, messy faith that she portrays in her books. The STORY festival in Chicago brought Lamott to the main stage, where she promised to tell us everything she knows about faith, and everything she […]


The Voices, or Finding Your People 17

There are the voices. Ian Morgan Cron: “from one artist to another.” Isaac Rentz: “I’m agnostic when it comes to art.” Anne Lamott: “The voices in your head are of the wounded, raging ego.” Bob Goff: “You aren’t as creative as him. You are as creative as you.” Phil Vischer: […]


Tips from a Pro 10

  Let’s be clear up front. I’m not the pro in question. Far from it. Of course, that didn’t keep me from writing a book “about” running when I’m not half the runner I think I am in my fecund imagination. In there, in the sunny green fields of make-believe, […]