The story contest has ended. Thanks to all of you who participated. I struggled to come up with a winner for this one. The explanatory story by Tim S. was longish, but felt right. It was creative, fantastical, and offered an excellent fable-like template for such a story. Ending it with “And so it was…

This is stunning. Photographer James Mollison has a photo-essay book called Where Children Sleep, built around a powerful but very, very simple concept. It introduces us to children around the world by showing us the diversity of their bedrooms — what these private places look like, and the picture these spaces paint of their worlds.…

I am a sucker for cool things in high-def slow motion, and these unsuccessfuly attempts by skateboarders to land kickflips and other jumps fall resolutely within the category of cool slow-mo things. Ever since we watched portions of X-Games 17 together, my son has been way interested in skateboarding. Forget the kickflips…he just wants to…

Back at my old blog, I used to do the occasional story contest. I show a photo, set up a bunch of arbitrary and inflexible rules, and then invite readers to submit a story that goes along with the photo. I choose the winners based on creativity, rules adherence, and where the dart hits my…

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Jason Boyett

Jason Boyett is a writer, speaker, and the author of several books, including O Me of Little Faith (Zondervan), and the Pocket Guide series (Jossey-Bass). His work has appeared in Salon, Paste, The Daily Beast, Relevant, and a variety of other publications. He has also appeared on the History Channel and National Geographic Channel. Jason lives in Texas with his wife and two kids. Follow him at twitter and jasonboyett.com.

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