Chicks come inherently prepared for the miraculous effort of breaking free of the confines of their shells, much like Jesus’ break-out from his tomb.
The Chinese Year of the Snake offers an opportunity to explore the snake’s process of shedding its old skin as a metaphor for growth and change.
Tracing the roots of the Old Hundredth doxolgy teaches about our theological develolpment over the centuries.
Children help us to see how learning is like kindling a fire, and both require space.
Sorting through the clothes in our closets is analogous to reviewing and updating our beliefs as we grow and change.
A conversation with an animated pencil about the meaning of home as a place, and especially as a feeling.
A story about how easy it is to accept someone else’s truth as our own, and the value in discovering beliefs that are truly ours.
A profound sense of the divine, found in holding the gaze of a dog, inspires ritual and art.
A question by Mary Oliver and tactile remains of once-living creatures open us to ponderings on the reality of death and the meaning of our lives.
This first person account of the one helped by the Samaritan shows how unexpected compassion can instantly dissolve fear and hatred.