Parabola Podcast, Episode 10: “Generosity and Service”

Story editor Betsy Cornwell explores our current issue, Generosity and Service, in Parabola‘s monthly twenty-minute podcast.

“Fortunately however, grace is contingent not upon success, but effort, the effort to return the soul from a synthetic state to one uncompounded by the passions; to the likeness of God . . . ”

– Sister Joanna, “The Ladder of Heavenly Unity

Story editor Betsy Cornwell explores our current issue, Generosity and Service, in Parabola‘s monthly twenty-minute podcast. This episode includes excerpts from Sister Joanna’s essay “The Ladder of Heavenly Unity,” as well as Betsy’s examination of figures of service in world mythology.

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Music: Dreaming, Op. 15 No. 3 (1892), composed by Amy Beach.

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By Betsy Cornwell

Betsy Cornwell is Parabola’s story editor and digital editor. She is the author of the novels Tides, Mechanica, Venturess, The Forest Queen, and The Circus Rose.