Category Archives: Overheard

Vocation: Essence

“Like breathing, it’s something I have to do. I’ve never really wanted to do anything else, and it’s been a lifetime of finding out what I need to know to do this.” A Conversation with Artist Mary Minifie by Charles … Continue reading

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Yad Sarah: Saving Millions in Hospitalization & Medical Costs

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Wild snail eating-and other thoughts on natural soundings

I find myself stumbling these days across some fascinating windows into the power of listening to non-vocal sounds in the natural world–related to healing, illness, trauma and civic conflict, and desert monasticism. Consider (or perhaps I should say, open your … Continue reading

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Night Owl’s Blessing

…rise up, and behold the choir of the stars, the deep silence, the great repose. Contemplate with wonder the order of your Master’s household. Then is your soul purer; it is lighter, and finer, and soars nimbly. The darkness itself, … Continue reading

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The hospitality of St. Polycarp

“The police….found him lying down in the upper room of a cottage. He could have escaped but he refused saying, “God’s will be done.” When he heard that they had come, he went down and spoke with them. They were … Continue reading

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Spirituality, Religion, Medicine: Coming Soon

  For more about the editors’ work and the broader vision behind this book (due out from Oxford University Press in April 2017), visit the Harvard University Initiative on Health, Religion, and Spirituality.

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Wealth & Poverty: Finally, a New Sourcebook!

Forthcoming in May 2017 from Fortress Press. Read more.

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