Solomon Shepherd, and a Mass Wedding in Massaralie Village by Erica Hale “I’m going to start calling you Solomon Shepherd,” I tell Pastor Sonnel as we eat breakfast around the farmhouse table in the village of Massaralie. “Because you have the wisdom of Solomon, and the heart of a shepherd.”  We’re eating eggs, plantains and…

A Smile as Long as the Nile (Heading to South Sudan’s Camps) By Mommy Emily “In Christ we who are many are one body, and each member belongs to one another…” Romans 12:4 As I write, a cool breeze carries the purr of a neighbor’s lawn mower, the smell of laundry on the line, and…

By Mommy Emily I’ve been meditating on the sacred holding places. The places which held Jesus on earth. Mary’s womb, which first made space for the holding of the divine conception. The manger, a rough-hewn wooden cradle, holding the King’s infant skin; the wilderness, holding Jesus’ stomach hollowed by 40 days of hunger; the stone…

December is a time of feasting. It’s a season of pulling out time-honored traditions and bringing them to the table to set before friends and family as an offering of love. We share the banquet, break bread together, and nourish ourselves as much with fellowship as with food. What is it about sharing a meal…

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