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19 Soup-ified Versions of Your Favorite Comfort Foods

Spaghetti is great, but spaghetti soup is even more comforting. Curious to know what happens when you turn all of your favorite comfort foods into a cozy bowl of soup you can slurp up? Keep reading to find the recipes for chicken pot pie soup, pizza soup, taco soup, and more soup-ified versions of …

The Power of Regularity

Three old men -- one 78, one 88, another 98 -- are sitting on a park bench. The 78-year-old says, "Geeze. I don't know what to do. Every morning I stand there and try to clear my bladder -- and nothing. A drop or two. I'm disgusted."<p>They sit for a while longer, then the 88-year-old says, "Yeah. I …

Meditation

There Are No Strangers In God's House

Last week, as the people of Sunnyside Church and University Park Church in Portland, Ore., prepared to march in the annual Pride Parade, the two congregations held a joint worship service where Matthew 25: 31-46 -- some of the most familiar and important words spoken by Jesus -- were read.<p>At the …

LGBTQI

Being Contemplative in the Digital Age: 6 Tips to Nourish Your Prayer Practice

Prayer is often thought of as speaking to God but prayer doesn't have to be about speaking. It can be about silence and listening. This practice from the Christian contemplative tradition can serve to help calm the storm of stimuli that is part of living in the digital age.<p>St. Benedict, a sixth …

Meditation