Exodus at the Center

As my first priestly mentor used to say, for Christians there are two centers of Scripture, two centers of the life of a Christian. The first is obvious—the Resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. But...

Making Stone Soup

There is a story called Stone Soup that is often read to children to teach them how to share. But I think it may be more appropriate for adults. The story can serve well as an “un-training” from the fear...

On Generosity

  On Generosity From the Perspective of Different Faiths   Representatives of different traditions write of their faith’s teaching in relationship to generosity, the form generosity takes...

Learning to Look

The Vignette is a short sketch of a spiritual experience that has an often surprising, always lasting, impact.   My husband, Dan Shirley, and I were fortunate to travel to Scotland on the Christ...

Structure

I enter the pine forest, and looming into view
is a lean-to built among three huge trunks,
crisscrossed like Lincoln Logs® to form a structure.