Written in the beloved style of African folkloric poetry
How Butterfly Got Her Beautiful Wings
is a tale that shares the importance of our words and the stories we share with one another. Butterfly, the original carrier of the news grows bored with the messages she must spread and decides to add some excitement. As her village goes topsy-turvy she learns a thing or two about truth and the magic of our words.
52 literary gifts of joy to inspire you to notice more joy in your life
Today’s Joy: A weekly self-care journal
reminds us that joy is an expression of sacred goodness, at the ready for anyone who is willing to accept it. It provides a wonderful way to begin a regular journaling practice and is the perfect companion for Self Care Sundays. Or, simply fill the pages within with your sacred moments and musings, lists, explorations, doodles and imaginings.
Re-imagining biblical text and creating counter-narratives
Tales for the Journey
links the community voice to Biblical text in story so we remember that our narratives, too, are sacred. Storytelling that combines sacred text and the community voice opens the possibility for the intersection of stories or a “weaving together of the human and the divine stories.” At the center of that space lies hope, for new stories demand to be told. These re-tellings take on a liturgical role - putting the community at the center of worship and placing them in the footsteps of Christ who masterfully used stories as a midwife to usher in a spiritual rebirth and renewal, and breathe sound into marginalized voices.