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Field of Dreams: How to Hear Your Own Calling and Three Ways to Build On It

If you build it, He will come. That was mild mannered farmer and baseball-fan–with-daddy-issues Ray Kinella’s calling via whispering dembodied voice. And then a simple vision: take out a chunk of his cornfield and put in a ball field. Regulation Size. The professional looking paint. The big lights. Everything. Thirty years later, Major League Baseball …

In the Heights: Owning our Dignity and Affirming the Natural Dancer in Everyone

A thought struck me as I was smiling and tapping my foot through Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In the Heights. Who is the antagonist here? You know, the villain? The big bad? I was too invested in the charming characters, the colorful sets, and the emotionally expressive musical numbers to consider the question. Perhaps it is gentrification …