In March, join us on Wednesdays from 12-1 PM, CST to talk about refugee stories, Benedictine monasticism, The Saint John's Bible, and Christian publishing. →
In the Rule of Saint Benedict, it says that you should treat your everyday tools as instruments of the altar. I translate that as saying every tool or material that you use, if it has been shaped by a human hand and cared for, is a sacred object. →
A Conversation with Nekeisha Alayna Alexis
In this episode, Nekeisha Alayna Alexis describes how her conviction to nonviolence evolved into her interest in co-liberation with animals. →
How I Learned to Stop Living in Fear and Embraced the Gun
Being the Black father of Black boys in America today means more than giving "the talk." The threat of gun violence from many sources brought this father to a heartbreaking decision. →By Karen Guzman
Working with an injured horse feels to Karen Guzman like prayer. God receives us, with our traumas and weaknesses and wariness, and gently guides us to realize our full potential. →
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