Drawing Out a Handful of Light

Wounds Are Where Light Enters

Wendell Berry poured this wisdom into the mouth of one of his fictional characters: “Telling a story is like reaching into a granary full of wheat and drawing out a handful. There is always more to tell than can be told.”  (Jayber Crow) This is always the nature of story, and in Wounds Are Where… Continue reading Drawing Out a Handful of Light

Listening to the Stories

The unexpected takes many forms.  A single phone call can change the shape of an entire day -- or a lifetime.  A trip to the grocery store can yield blessing or bane, and this truth about life compels me to keep my ears open to the stories that are unfolding all around me like an… Continue reading Listening to the Stories