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Bill McGarvey, a musician and writer, is the author of The Freshman Survival Guide and owner of McG-Media.com.
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Arts & CultureOf Other Things
Bill McGarvey
"Moonlight" is a heartbreaking meditation on suffering and the boundless ache for connection.
Paul at an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting. (Flickr photo/Lwp Kommunikáció)
Politics & SocietyOf Other Things
Bill McGarvey
The genius of A.A. is that it is a proto-religious fellowship in which people in desperate need somehow rediscover the fire of a foundational miracle.
Of Other Things
Bill McGarvey
Have we become tone deaf to the concept of sacrifice and suffering?
Of Other Things
Bill McGarvey
National service could prevent citizens from becoming abstractions to each other.
Columns
Bill McGarvey
Countless Muslims have in fact been and continue to be in denouncing terrorism.
Frank Brennan, SJ speaking at St. Ignatius Church, Melbourne, March 14, 2016
In All Things
Bill McGarvey
Classified as a “Living National Treasure” for his human rights work, Frank Brennan, S.J. reflects on the ongoing Royal Commission investigation into sex abuse in Australia.
Of Other Things
Bill McGarvey
It’s no wonder that student stress levels are through the roof.
Of Other Things
Bill McGarvey
Belief is less about mystical knowledge than about noticing.
FaithOf Other Things
Bill McGarvey
I believe in a God who speaks to us as adults through beauty and truth.
Music
Bill McGarvey
Sinatra invites us to participate in an act of the imagination in which we are aware of our limitations and yet, at the same time, believe that we are not defined by them.