Writing gives us the chance to observe and record deeply, a form of communion. Mary Van Denend invites us to: "Mark this day" of hidden and revealed beauty. →
Catherine Hervey writes of her encounter with a Ugandan family: "They were offering belonging, a rootedness in this new place I hadn’t imagined possible." →
As Duncan Hilton and his fiancee move to a rural family farm in Vermont, he considers how to maintain a practice of racial justice. →By Lea Schweitz
The bees taught me a new way to be in time. I knew how to march in time, but the honeybees showed me how to dance to the rhythms of nature in the city. →
I walked fast, but didn’t miss it, not all of it, / as the meditation teacher told us / we might in our perpetual hurry. →
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