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Take Me Out To The Ballgame: How Baseball Can Restore Our Senses And Our Souls

And on the seventh day God ended his work which he had made; and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made (Gen. 2:2). […]

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In The Image of a Playful God

Introduction When I’m playful I use the meridians of longitude and parallels of latitude for a seine, and drag the Atlantic Ocean for whales. I scratch my head with the […]

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Pursuing the Tempest: Why We Chase

Earlier this year, I found myself sitting at a table at the National Storm Chaser’s Summit in Oklahoma City, wondering why we were all here. In this room were people […]

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Forgiveness in the Foam: A Poem

Introduction Costume play, or “cosplay” as it is known, is the art of crafting costumes typically representing literary, cinematic or pop culture characters. The motivations behind this hobby vary wildly, […]

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Leisure the Basis of Education: Applying the Sabbath Principle to the Classroom

One of the best pieces of advice I have received regarding education came in the form of a question posed at a summer conference for classical Christian education in 2021. […]

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The Arrow That is Not Aimed: Flow in the Art of Archery and Writing

“Don’t tell me what I’m doing; I don’t want to know!”  – Ray Bradbury, introduction to The Martian Chronicles Holding a bow at full draw, there is a moment when […]

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Vortex: A Short Story

“I can’t go camping with you guys, Claire,” I stutter. “I don’t have any gear. I – I would just get in your way.” “Don’t be ridiculous, Jamie.” My older […]

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Leisurely Rambles: Hiking & Birding as Sacred Play

The soul of leisure, it can be said, lies in ‘celebration’. Celebration is the point at which the three elements of leisure come to a focus: relaxation, effortlessness, and superiority […]

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Obeying the Rules of the Game

Games require boundaries. I play a sport called power soccer. It is a four on four contest between power wheelchair users on a basketball court. We attach metal guards to […]

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Sea Reflections

What brings you a sense of stillness and calm? Perhaps a sunrise, cup of coffee, tidy surroundings, or a well planned day? What causes you to be in awe of […]

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