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When Majesty Stooped: Princess Diana and the Incarnation

Have you ever met someone famous? How did it go? Were you nervous or were you too enthralled to be self-conscious? Did the cat catch your tongue or did you keep your wits about you and make a good impression? Encountering a celebrity on the street can strangely feel like a divine revelation. As we’ve […]

Hopelessly Devoted: Ecclesiastes Chapter Two Verses One Through Three and Verse Eleven

This devotion is for anyone with a case of the Mondays… From The Mockingbird Devotional, today’s entry was written by Todd Brewer: I thought in my heart, “Come now, I will test you with pleasure to find out what is good.” But that also proved to be meaningless… when I surveyed all that my hands had […]

“I Can’t Get No Satisfaction”…and That’s a Good Thing

This one comes to us from SM White. I can’t get no satisfaction…I try and I try and I try and I try…When I’m watchin’ my TV and a man comes on and tells me how white my shirts can be. But he can’t be a man ’cause he doesn’t smoke the same cigarettes as […]

Reading Memoirs: David’s Little Helper

I love reading memoirs. Turning to personal accounts of people’s paths through life is fun; it allows me to enter into their experiences for a while. I can’t deny, though, that implicit in my reading is a vague desire to live vicariously through the subject. I read stories to be transported and transformed. Art that […]

Don’t Gimme Shelter

If I burden myself with a little help-mate during my adventures, it is not out of sentiment or caprice – it is that he has many fine qualities of his own that he has overlooked in his obsession with me. Indeed, any reputation I have for mental acuity and sharpness comes, in truth, from the […]

An Alternate History of The Rolling Stones (November Playlist)

It turns out The Beach Boys aren’t the only band celebrating their golden anniversary this year. The Rolling Stones reached that landmark in 2012 as well. To commemorate, they’re playing some shows, releasing a new compilation, and have a new documentary coming to HBO on Nov 16th, Crossfire Hurricane. We thought we’d do our part […]