Finding Joy in Going Back to Work: 2 Suggestions

Finding Joy in Going Back to Work: 2 Suggestions

At this time of year when many of us must ‘go back to work’ after a break, we can wonder about the place of work in our life. It makes me think of when I first read Wendell Berry and E.F. Schumacher commenting that our work has become a chore to be avoided. I felt...
Four Ways Life is Like a Pig Slaughter

Four Ways Life is Like a Pig Slaughter

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Wendell Berry Unveils Our Problem, and a Remedy

Wendell Berry Unveils Our Problem, and a Remedy

Reading Wendell Berry has helped me finally begin to grasp the challenges I face. It’s an astounding experience of, “Ah! That’s why so many things I want seem so far away!” Here are a few snippets from an amazing chapter titled, “The Body and the Earth” in his book...
Sewing by Hand: Re-evaluating Stereotypes

Sewing by Hand: Re-evaluating Stereotypes

This morning my wife mentioned she has noticed that many young people do not know how to sew by hand. Not even, for instance, to secure a button to a shirt. She made this comment after I shared that I’m glad I learned the rudiments of sewing in ‘home ec’ class in...
Two Ways to Listen to the Ultimate Audio Book

Two Ways to Listen to the Ultimate Audio Book

“[T]here is a great book: the very appearance of created things. Look above and below, note, read. God whom you want to discover, did not make the letters with ink; he put in front of your eyes the very things that he made. Can you ask for a louder voice than that?”...

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