• Parabola 36:2 - Giving and Receiving

Parabola 36:2

Giving and Receiving


VOLUME 36 NUMBER 2 Summer 2011

6        STREET SAINT  Miriam Faugno

Introducing “Father G”

7        CHICO  Gregory Boyle -- An uplifting excerpt from the book Tattoos on the Heart

13        THE KINGDOM OF GOD

A conversation with Gregory Boyle, the “Gandhi of the gangs”

22        STORY WATER / STORY WISDOM  Margo McLoughlin

Telling stories can heal the deepest wounds

30        THE GIFT OF RECEIVING  Jane Mickelson

In fairy tales, not all is as it seem

38        SACRED GIVING, SACRED RECEIVING  Joseph Bruchac

Celebrating the American Indian Giveaway

44        SPANISH BOOTS OF SPANISH LEATHER  Joshua Boettiger

Can we learn to ask for what we really need?

48        THE LIFE AND DEATH OF ISHWAR PATEL  Nipun Mehta

A life transformed by service

54        INTO THE DEPTHS  Mary Margaret Funk

A storm from hell, an encounter with the Divine

66        A SHIFT IN PERSPECTIVE  Birju Pandya

In which the author gives a book and receives back so much more

68        THE NEUROBIOLOGY OF “WE” Patty de Llosa

A report on how we can reshape our brains—and our minds

76        ETERNITY NOW

A conversation with the great trickster Wavy Gravy

82        SAINT MISBEHAVIN’

Parabola talks with Michelle Esrick, director of “The Wavy Gravy Movie“

88        MR. BRIGGS  James Opie

An advance excerpt from the book Approaching Inner Work

94        THE GIFT OF DEATH  Doug Thorpe

A friend lost, and found

POETRY: FOUR NEW POEMS BY Mary Oliver

28        IN MY HOUSE

29        THE WAY OF THE WORLD

52        THE MORNING PAPER

53        IF I WERE

ARCS

84        FOR EVERYONE WHO ASKS RECEIVES

EPICYCLES

18        THE ANTELOPE BIRTH  Anonymous | Buddhist
Translated from the Pali and retold by Margo McLoughlin

60        ECHIDNA DREAMING  Eddie Kneebone, Pangerang elder | Australian Aboriginal
Retold by Roxanne Bodsworth

TANGENT

102     THE WHITE LIGHT FESTIVAL  Diane Wolkstein
In the heart of the city, three weeks of transcendent music

BOOK REVIEWS

106     PAUL REYNARD
Introduction by Jacob Needleman | reviewed by David Ulrich

111     KABBALAH AND MODERNITY
Edited by Boas Huss, Marco Pasi, and Kocku von Stuckrad | reviewed by Richard Smoley

115     THE FORGOTTEN LANGUAGE OF CHILDREN
Lillian Firestone | reviewed by Tracy Cochran

121     SHALOM/SALAAM
Thomas Block | reviewed by Pamela Jay Gottfried

123     MOTHER DO NOT WEEP FOR ME
Jenny Koralek | reviewed by Jeff Zaleski

128     ENDPOINT


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Parabola 36:2 - Giving and Receiving

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