The Dare of Hope and the Weight of Glory

The Dare of Hope and the Weight of Glory

by Stefani Rossi December 12, 2017 2 Comments

In week 1 of Advent, the meditation is hope. The invitation extended by readings, songs, and rituals is to dig deep and embrace hope as a way of thinking, of living, of breathing in the world....This year, as I ponder the theme of hope, I cannot escape the reality that our world is living through intense tension. 

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A Playlist for the Death of Dreams: Lament as Necessary First Steps

A Playlist for the Death of Dreams: Lament as Necessary First Steps

by Stefani Rossi August 17, 2017 1 Comment

How can we welcome this place called Here—this unyielding stranger that bears no resemblance to the future we had dreamed? What I know to be true is that profound beginnings often have their start in places that appear void, formless, parched, and foreign.

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Labyrinths: In Praise of the Meandering Path

Labyrinths: In Praise of the Meandering Path

by Stefani Rossi March 15, 2016

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Beauty for Ashes: The Uncomfortable Magic of Lent

Beauty for Ashes: The Uncomfortable Magic of Lent

by Stefani Rossi March 26, 2015

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Welcoming Strangers: Epiphany and Hope

Welcoming Strangers: Epiphany and Hope

by Stefani Rossi January 13, 2015

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The Value of an Ordinary Life

The Value of an Ordinary Life

by Stefani Rossi November 06, 2014

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Is Resistance Futile?

Is Resistance Futile?

by Stefani Rossi March 28, 2014

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What’s Your BHAG?

What’s Your BHAG?

by Stefani Rossi July 25, 2013

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Contorting the World Beautiful

Contorting the World Beautiful

by Stefani Rossi April 07, 2013

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Elusive Muses, Inspiration, and Pragmatic Tools

Elusive Muses, Inspiration, and Pragmatic Tools

by Stefani Rossi December 26, 2012

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Watermelon, Watermelon, Watermelon...

Watermelon, Watermelon, Watermelon...

by Stefani Rossi September 12, 2012

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Art for the People

Art for the People

by Stefani Rossi June 27, 2012

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Dancing Near the Edges of Apostasy?

Dancing Near the Edges of Apostasy?

by Stefani Rossi January 26, 2012

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Tidy: Friend or Foe?

Tidy: Friend or Foe?

by Stefani Rossi November 18, 2011

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Storydwelling

by Stefani Rossi September 06, 2011

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Anticipation

by Stefani Rossi December 06, 2010

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Silence

by Stefani Rossi October 12, 2010 1 Comment

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Not All Paragraphs Are Created Equal

by Stefani Rossi August 04, 2010 5 Comments

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Perspectives: Imagining A Future...

by Stefani Rossi April 29, 2010 1 Comment

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Nudity in Art

by Stefani Rossi January 14, 2010

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The Imaginative Community: Lessons from the Garden

by Stefani Rossi August 20, 2009

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On Creativity and Starting Over: Debris

by Stefani Rossi March 20, 2009

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