Mystic | A Poem by James Scott Smith

Mystic | A Poem by James Scott Smith

Mystic by James Scott Smith, from the collection The Expanse of all Things   If you are one the wild God wants for his own. If you are drawn into the silence, near the bottom, along the edges. If you have borne up under some great catechism and now are released of it,...
The Results for the 2017 Landmark Prize for Fiction

The Results for the 2017 Landmark Prize for Fiction

The results of the 2017 Landmark Prize for Fiction are in! The Winner is: Painted Oxen by Thomas Lloyd Qualls The Honorable Mentions: A Handful of Earth by Jesse Curran The Tides of Cecil Cove by Shannon Sausville River of Love by Aimée Medina Carr The Prince’s...
One a Day by Gunilla Norris

One a Day by Gunilla Norris

an excerpt from Companions on the Way by Gunilla Norris There is no book that talks about spiritual and heart-full practices that does not include gratitude as central. It’s not hard to see that when we are given something, and truly receive it, our response will be...
To Be Thankful by Heidi Barr

To Be Thankful by Heidi Barr

I think it annoys God if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don’t notice it. –Alice Walker   an excerpt from Woodland Mantiou by Heidi Barr It was late fall the year that my daughter was eight months old and didn’t care for the practice of sleeping....
Wood Stove by Heidi Barr

Wood Stove by Heidi Barr

an excerpt from Woodland Mantiou by Heidi Barr Two weeks ago, a lanky man and his assistant rambled up to the house bearing silver stove pipes and ladders and left two hours later as we gazed at our newly installed wood stove. We got it from a guy across the river...