The emphasis we have on fact means we cannot cope with the idea of a true fictional story. ‘Fictional truth’ or ‘narrative truth’ is just an oxymoron. Hence the confusion with Genesis.
This past week I have been listening extensively to ‘The Sacred’ Podcast on the recommendation of my colleague Naomi. The premise … More
A constant for unconstants
I ask, “Is anyone here wearing one green and one orange shoelace?” and a very tell and shy girl will raise her hand, and I will say, “Honey Bear? You are loved and chosen. As is, here and now and always. This is a come as you are system.” The girl (who had just gotten arrested for drunk and disorderly) smiled, blushed, and dipped her head like a swan.