“You’re snowballing,” she says in a tone of compassionate caution. “Yes, I know,” I say. It has been an intense day, an intense week, an i..
By Melissa D. Johnston
Family lore has it that on a slow, winding and climbing trip home through the Appalachian mountains my dad looke..
by Connie Tuttle
If repentance is ‘turning back’ or ‘returning’ to Godde, then maybe it is our task of the Lenten season.
There is a..
Phoenix, Arizona is one of the most interesting cities in the U.S. A couple of weeks ago, I had the pleasure of visiting this retirement ..
Stacks-and-piles vs. Hours-and-days: In my last post that’s how I described the default mode of my approach to life most days. I am not pr..
By Krista E. Hughes
What does your “real life” look like? Most days it seems I can measure mine along two intersecting axes:
By Kirsten A. S. Mebust
So when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes, and that the tree..
By Bruce G. Epperly
One of my spiritual teachers Gerald May saw the heart of spirituality as involving the following practices: pausing..
By Max Johnson
Anyone who knows me knows that I have a (perhaps somewhat unhealthy) love of all kinds of movies and television shows, o..
By Monica A. Coleman
“You think my body is your house!”
I sighed to my clingy infant daughter.
Bordering on toddlerhood, she was craw..