Convenient Fictions

Aug 20, 2020 at 12:10 pm by Paulette Jackson

Some years ago, a woman with whom I went to church, gave me a stack of newspapers she had saved, which included articles written by Southern Agrarian, Donald Davidson. Her hus.... Read More

How to gain nuggets of wisdom from the Desert Fathers and Mothers

Jul 22, 2020 at 10:00 am by Paulette Jackson

Waiting for Hope To restTo rest apartTo rest apart in quietCan be a placeTo gently holdThe hand of one's own soulThe only one you could turn toWho would simply beWith youjust.... Read More

The Heart of the Matter

Jul 10, 2020 at 07:00 am by Paulette Jackson

I search my heart – I search, and find no faith.Hidden he may be in its many folds –I see him not revealed in all the worldDuty’s firm shape thins to a misty.... Read More

The Spirit of Freedom. Her Name is Hope.

Jul 04, 2020 at 03:00 pm by Paulette Jackson

My name is HopeWhose arms have always remained openSince the beginning of timeTo embrace the throngs of seekers,The dreamersAnd those who followed a vision for lifeLike the on.... Read More

With Love on Father's Day, to the Dads, Husbands and Sons in our Lives

Jun 19, 2020 at 03:59 pm by Paulette Jackson

  It’s 1983 in Sydney, Australia. A spokesman stands on stage addressing a crowd of running athletes with an announcement;   “It is my pleasure to ann.... Read More

Easter is about love and my life for yours

Apr 10, 2020 at 08:28 am by Paulette Jackson

Easter is upon us. In light of this special season, I hope you enjoy this article, inspired by one of my favorite authors, Charles Williams, who offers us perspective on sacri.... Read More
The Ground of Solitude

Ground yourself in solitude during these trying times

Apr 08, 2020 at 10:00 am by Paulette Jackson

"Look on beauty, And you shall see 'tis purchased by the weight; Which therein works a miracle in nature, Making them lightest that wear most of it" -Shakespear I was drawn r.... Read More

The Art of Holding Life

Mar 23, 2020 at 09:00 am by Paulette Jackson

Hold Life~by Paulette Jackson Hold LifeGentlyCaring for the needsof each dayHold LifeTenderlyFor it is fragile and vulnerableto winds that might blow it away Hold LifeJ.... Read More
It's Gonna Be OK

Is 'It's Gonna Be OK' the language of hope?

Mar 17, 2020 at 11:00 am by Paulette Jackson 2

David Arms said "We believe igbok is the universal language of hope. "When a child skins a knee or gets their feelings hurt; when the medical tests aren't good; when fear rol.... Read More

Poetry: Pandemic Love by Lynn Ungar

Mar 16, 2020 at 09:12 am by Paulette Jackson

Pandemic ~ Lynn Ungar What if you thought of itas the Jews consider the Sabbath—the most sacred of times?Cease from travel.Cease from buying and selling.Give up, just.... Read More