Stone Soup Stewardship: A Thanksgiving Tale

Many of you are no doubt familiar with the old story, “Stone Soup.”  In the tale, a group of reluctant villagers eventually create a soup together, bit by bit, in order to help feed some hungry travelers.  In doing so, they learn to open themselves up to the strangers in their midst through the selfless … Continue reading

Let them know it’s Christmastime

A college friend of mine recently posted a classic—if wonderfully dated—music video on her Facebook page.  I clicked on “Do they know it’s Christmastime” by Band Aid (1984) and was immediately transported back to the heyday of neo-Rococo hair and trans-genderism.   But, after the fun of that trip down memory-lane, my thoughts turned to … Continue reading

Abba and Amen

Abba and Amen I’ve been reading the book Myths of Religion by Andrew M. Greeley this week. It is a compendium of three of his books written in the Seventies, The Jesus Myth, The Sinai Myth and The Mary Myth. I’m intrigued by Greeley’s definition of myth, one that diverges from Joseph Campbell’s insofar as … Continue reading