Art as healing

How does art provoke you?
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Here, I Stand 

Here, I Stand 

by Ralen M. Robinson “There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.” -Galatians 3:28 The words begin to flow, but before my tongue can caress the vowel and my mouth shape the word, I am...

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Art as healing

Art as healing

by Susan Schneider When my friend Robin was getting divorced she found herself drawn (pun intended) to sketching a Depression-era photograph of a man with a plow. She said there was something about working with that photo by Dorthea Lange that comforted her—something...

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Every month we offer a podcast version of one of the articles. Listen to, “Tears and Laughter,” written by Elyssa Salinas-Lazarski from the December 2020 issue. You can listen here or get it from iTunes. MORE

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Join Boldcafe writers + friends for conversation and dinner, Thursday, February 2 @ 7 p.m. (CST)!

Once a month we meet with some of our popular writers to talk about our favorite articles and more! Bring your own dinner (B.Y.O.D) and sign up via Zoom.

Join us for our next Boldcafe Monthly Dinner hosted by The Rev. Ralen Robinson. She will lead our discussion about what it means to have worth as people of faith.


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