The Commonplace #9

The Commonplace #9

The Commonplace #9 Let us consider new stories of ourselves and this moment. Stories of coming together, of seeing new ways to be and do. Even stories from the other side, of the people with which we disagree. We are all shaped by story, afloat in the waters of...
The Commonplace #8

The Commonplace #8

The Commonplace #8 This continues to be a year of crisis, of challenge, and of change.   How do our crises suggest new avenues for possibility for our world, and our communities?   One thought:  Our Overton Window may be widening.    The idea behind the Overton window...
The Commonplace #7

The Commonplace #7

The Commonplace #7 I discovered a new podcast, Everything Happens. Especially relevant for days of difficulty, the episodes feature people who have learned from dark times. The host is Karen Bowler, a Duke professor of religion, a writer and mother who herself...