I hope you will join me in continuing to slow down as I share six poems and brief reflections on them for the next three months. … We are all children of God and we belong to one another. Let us break down the many walls that divide us and enter into the beautiful together.
It is about an encounter. It is about reading slowly, sometimes even aloud, listening and pausing to reflect on a word or a phrase that captures you. It is about letting the text work on you rather than you working on the text.
I reflect about the ways Koinonia has changed in its first 78 years and wonder about how it will change in its next 78. I’m comforted by the thought that some things will remain the same. We’ll still be telling stories and I’d be surprised if we aren’t still offering welcome to all — hospitality has been central from the beginning.