Gratitude for Friday 29 April

In the course of this day Being face to face with… Joanie French Hedy Epstein Anna Piller Magnolia Patrick Cousins Lena Salameh Jeneane Salameh Amaly Yossef Aroona Toor Imman Musa Courtney Barrett Andrea Scarpino Justin…

Give Myself Away

I want to give myself to everyone in this class (But what if they’ve had enough of your tie-dyed mind?) I want to give myself to Lindsay (Who welcomes my odd perspectives on Jesus) Express…

Gratitude/997

Thanks to Trish and Annie for hosting tonight’s sharing on accompaniment; to Marty King for testifying about being on Arco those last weeks 20 years ago; to each person who read aloud, listened, spoke and/or opened up to her…

Face to Face

“If  only we could see ourselves through the eyes of the people who adore us…” –Courtney Barrett, Improv Wisdom Writing class, Spring 2014 You Right now Are deeply present Blessing me I Right now Am…

Give, Give, and Give Some More

Give away career advice Give dropping-out-of-grad-school encouragement Give reminders of the lojong slogans (“Don’t ponder others”) Give away Harold Bloom’s Western Canon reading list Give a 9 by 12 b/w photo by M. Puleo Give…

One Thought after Another

Did K’s friend commit suicide in California? Were Courtney and Lindsay just now talking about Colleen? (You eavesdropper!) Will someone read aloud tonight and pop the balloon? Am I going to write another anaphoral litany?…

Makes Me Happy

To receive a vivid piece of writing (poem, rant, trans-genre) from a friend and then get permission to share it with others who are adept at appreciation To bike in Forest Park, run up Art…