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My Rocky Spiritual Journey

You don't have to be a big believer to find something interesting to read here . . . You'll find excerpts from the spiritual journeys of people I've met on the religion beat as well as reports of my own fraught encounters with religion and spirituality . . . as well as updates on my book, "Wrestling with God," to be published early 2015 by Patheos Press.

To Finish My Book I Need a Muslim Woman With a Story to Tell

I still need to find myself a few more people to interview for my book. A nice, talky Muslim woman, for one.


Why Meditate — When I Could Be Sweeping the Garage?

I’ve tried meditating a few times – a very few times. I’m well read on the subject, however. Indeed, I’ve spent way more time reading about meditation than I’ve spent doing it.


GodsBigBlog: What Ever Happened to God?

The category GodsBigBlog is now called My Rocky Spiritual Journey.


Book Openers: How’d He Get an Audience with Her?

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Yes. That’s me with the Pope. OK, he’s cardboard. But I’m real. The cardboard Pope and I were


Book Openers: Why Are All Those Catholics – So Darned Catholic?

What makes all those Catholics so tenaciously Catholic? The Rev. Robert Barron would say – the Incarnation.