Halloween

For many children, Halloween is a day for dressing up in costumes to get candy and avoid tricks, but the holiday can be complex and controversial for Christian families. Each year, believers debate the holiday’s origins, cultural proclivity for gore and horror, and alternatives.

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    In the past, I have said that Halloween is wasteful. I would still say that it is frivolous. But this year has made me grateful for frivolity, for the safety and comfort that allows families and communities to gather together and dress up and take pictures and giggle and eat candy.
Seeking the Body and Blood Behind Bars
Seeking the Body and Blood Behind Bars
When I wanted to take Communion in prison, I had to “steal” it.
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