catapult magazine

catapult magazine


Family & Relationships

The color of cuisine

A reflection on the way oppression has shaped U.S. diets.


A chisel to remember him by

A simple tool can tell a book’s worth of memories.

Letters from the saints

A confession about a collection and reflection on its purpose.


Defective connections

Everyday things can surround us with the stories of our lives.

The old dishrag

On the rag that does the dirty work as a reminder of God’s love.


The velveteen bear

A childhood gift becomes a constant companion.

We owe how much?

Deep remembering may or may not depend on the things we actually keep.


Painting the Incarnation

On the incarnation of ideas into art in Chaim Potok’s acclaimed novel, My Name is Asher Lev.

Surviving your baby’s first year

A book list by the mother of a toddler explores experiences from birthing to sleeping.



A rambling vacation yields delight, generosity and gratitude.