An Oregonian who hasn’t been home much lately, Kaleb is a Global Studies major at North Park University in Chicago. He blogs sometimes at kalebnyquist.wordpress.com.
There is a magnetic pull between a body of water and the human soul. Whether a physical need or a spiritual symbol, water floods the imagination in a wildness that becomes both pure and sensual. Chemist and theologian alike celebrate the simplicity of the substance. Water is the scarce resource that... July 29th, 2012 | Essays, Meditations | Read More
If we take her words at face value, a demon was tormenting her daughter. Any mother would become desperate. Seeing the miracle worker from the south, whose reputation had spread like wildfire, she ran towards him, flailing her arms and shouting for mercy.
The miracle worker desired solitude. He tried... May 9th, 2012 | Democracy, Essays | Read More