The Power of a Well-Timed Word

The Power of a Well-Timed Word

by Stefani Rossi April 12, 2018 4 Comments

I make no pretense that this is an easy endeavor. All expressions of love are risks. There is no promise of reciprocity. To genuinely give means offering words without trying to elicit or manipulate a response.

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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 2 Comments

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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