Water is Life

I grew up taking water for granted.  Wherever my little feet took me, water flowed freely whenever I turned on a faucet. It was always there when I was thirsty.   It was a given for bathing and toileting.  It filled pools and lakes and oceans providing endless options for summer fun. Water was everywhere. Water was always there. Water is More and Less Of course, water was, is and always will be far more and far less than my childhood memories. It is more as it signals the arrival Read More …

Growing Through Interreligious Dialogue

Austin Almaguer blogged about the opportunity he had, as a part of his summer fellowship, to meet Steve Perkins and to talk to him about interreligious matters.  Perkins has been with the Center for Neighborhood Technology, a Chicago-based organization that promotes sustainable urban communities, since 1980.  He is currently Senior Vice President of that organization and serves on the Board of Trustees of the Council for a Parliament of the World's Religions. Reflecting on his conversations Read More …