Smallness of Scale as I See It

Over on Seedlings in Stone, LL Barkat has been talking about Smallness of Scale based on a Wendell Berry essay she has been reading. She challenged us to think about this issue with her, so I decided to give it a try.First, here’s the starting point from Berry...
Think Globally, Act Locally

Think Globally, Act Locally

Sometimes, in the face of trying to preach the gospel to all nations or save the earth from the global warming or eliminate world poverty or foster peace in the Middle East, I feel a little small and inadequate. (Understatement of the year!) Ever feel that way...

A Sense of Place

I’ve been living in my new house a little more than three months now, and I am fascinated by the change that is taking place. I’ve lived in a lot of places, and called many a set of walls “home,” to be sure. But it’s been a while,...
A New Friend

A New Friend

For the past few years, I have been hearing more and more about a Kentucky farmer named Wendell Berry. He is as much a writer as he is a farmer, but if you ask me, more than anything he is a prophet. Wendell has written a lot of fiction and all kinds of essays and...