• In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus challenges the disciples and other listeners to learn a few of the essentials of the Way from the birds and the lilies of the field. Roger Owens elaborates in Give Me a Word.
  • There is beauty, grace, mystery, and love all around us: all we have to do is pause and take the time to be attentive and to lean into the presence of God in everyday life. Kent Nerburn hears some mysterious birdsong and finds himself pondering its meaning.

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