Beanery Online Literary Magazine

June 15, 2008

OF FIREFLIES AND LIGHTNING BUGS

—written by Jordan using information from a Tribune-Review newspaper article, NightLights (July 23, 2007).

During the summer I like to have sleepovers with my friends. We like to stay up all night and watch movies, eat popcorn—and catch lightning bugs.

We catch the bugs with our hands. It’s safe to catch them in our hands because (more…)

June 3, 2008

PERTAINING TO THE SPIRIT

—written by Joe F. Stierheim

Webster’s dictionary defines spirituality as pertaining to the spirit. The definition of spirit is the inspiring principle or dominant influence. Both of these terms are heard in our society primarily in the context of religion and always in relation to humanity. But what, actually, is spirituality? (more…)