Our Small Miracle

Our Small Miracle

by Brianna Van Dyke December 08, 2017

“This is the first, wildest, and wisest thing I know: that the soul exists, and that it is built entirely out of attentiveness.” —Mary Oliver

  
For the past few years, we've invited you to join us in making a small miracle together. We set a goal, a gutsy goal for a little nonprofit magazine like ours, to send Ruminate's goodness into the hands and hearts of more readers. Last year it was 50 new and renewed subscriptions. This year we're shooting for 75.

Why? Because the words and art collected in Ruminate are gifts to anyone seeking space for sacred attentiveness or the chance to delight and weep with awe over one another's stories. That’s what I find in the pages of Ruminate, and I hope that's what you've found in the pages of Ruminate. Let's share these gifts. 

And please know that this miracle keeps unfolding far beyond just these weeks and far beyond just the giver and receiver—our staff is deeply encouraged as we witness each intimate act of one human sharing something they love with another, the good work of our contributors is seen and held by more hearts, and our little nonprofit makes enough money to help us start the new year strong. Again, all small miracles. 
 
In anticipation and delight,
Brianna
P.S. You can track our progress here



Brianna Van Dyke
Brianna Van Dyke

Author

Brianna Van Dyke is the founder and editor-in-chief of Ruminate. She lives in Fort Collins, Colorado, with her husband and their two children on a working CSA farm. In addition to tending to Ruminate, she also enjoys leading retreats in the Ruminate Barn and taking retreats, too.



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