Welcome, friends, to Friday Favorites! Each week, Prasanta Verma and I round up our favorite links related to prayer, spirituality, and writing. We hope it will enrich your life and help you to find the best the web has to offer.
Read, enjoy, and be blessed.
Gratitude in a Time of Drought via Norann Voll (gratitude turns the little we have in this moment into enough for today)
How to Have a Slow Christmas in a Hurry Up World via Shelly Miller (join the Slow Christmas community this year)
Welcome to the Playroom via Ray Hollenbach (“you don’t need to be perfect to live here”)
First Sunday via Sally Thomas (prepare for the season with this Advent poem)
“Chasin’ Wild Horses” via Bruce Springsteen (from Springsteen’s 2019 album, Western Stars)
Sparrows, Breath, Memory: On Writing and Identity via Catherine DiMercurio (“I think of every word I have ever written . . . as an attempt to understand identity and allow it to sing”)