From the June 2013 magazine.

June 2013: Without a net

Booze put her on a high wire, but her HP reached up and caught her

I have been a spiritual seeker all of my life. When I was young, my siblings and I were left to our own private thoughts on religion and faith, and pretty much everything else. When I was 8, the older couple across the street invited me to go to church with them. I enjoyed the music, people being nice to each other, the light coming in through the colored glass, the hush. I enjoyed escaping a house of hung-over parents and squabbling siblings. I felt a connection to something positive, and I wanted to be good.

My seeking continued as I got older, but at age 12 I found a new...

-- Wendy W.

Salt Lake City, Utah