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How To Describe a Mission Trip

[Editor's Note: I'm delighted to introduce our newest contributor to the blog, Julia Blanchard. A native of Twinsburg, Ohio, Julia recently completed …

Mary Magdalene

Mary Magdalene

I had recently been reading an extract on “Presences” in Hope Sings, So Beautiful where Etty Hillesum speaks of the eclipse of …

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Images That Return Our Love

Readers of Hope Sings, So Beautiful and regular visitors to this website may recognize in this image the distinct iconography of William …

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A Lover’s Prayer

Self-reflection is a built-in element of travel. It stirs within the traveler each time she is asked why she travels. “What is …

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Maya Angelou: R.I.P.

In a remarkable interview last year with NPR’s Diane Rehm, poet Maya Angelou recounts her life story, and remembers her unlettered grandmother …

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The Case for Reparations

“Until we reckon with our compounding moral debts, America will never be whole.” A long cover story by Ta-Nehisi Coates in the …