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Ava and the Unicycling Clown

Every evening around six o’clock that summer, a clown with bright orange hair and a fluorescent purple polka-dotted top hat rode past my house on a neon blue unicycle. A black lab in a red bowtie darted around below him. The first time, despite the fact that I usually find

The Embodied Experiment

Want to see how your physical posture affects your spiritual experience? Try this contemplative exercise to increaseawareness of your body in worship. Pull up Psalm 46 in your favorite Bible-listening app (YouVersion, YouTube, etc.), or ask a friend to try this with you. Sit comfortably—perhaps with your feet flat on

Does Fit = Faithful?

Revealing a false equation that results in disordered thinking, eating, and emotional attachments as we swap the balanced, kind care of our God-given bodies for the pursuit of cultural constructs of beauty and fitness.