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Parabola Podcast, Episode 9: “Spiritual Practice”

Parabola Podcast, Episode 9: “Spiritual Practice”

Betsy CornwellOct 1, 20161 min read

“Often I have come across stern pronouncements directed at people like me: One cannot dabble, say the priests and scholars. Spirituality is not a tasting menu. “New Agers” who borrow a bit of this religion and a bit of that,…

The Return of the Runner, by Jim Kristofic

The Return of the Runner, by Jim Kristofic

Jim KristoficMay 8, 202115 min read

He is in the place where it started and continues. He is in the prayers. The sun is coming. Blue shadows weave between dark branches of piñon and juniper. Stars glitter in the cold morning sky. Edison Eskeets walks to…

Healing Water Goddesses, by Betsy Cornwell

Healing Water Goddesses, by Betsy Cornwell

Betsy CornwellJan 31, 20215 min read

Water is crucial to all life on Earth, and from the earliest records of human history we have venerated its healing and regenerative powers. It is no surprise that many healing water deities are goddesses: the life-giving, wellness-nurturing properties of…

The Christmas Angels, by Risa Levenson Gold with Artwork by Jean Zaleski

The Christmas Angels, by Risa Levenson Gold with Artwork by Jean Zaleski

Parabola EditorsApr 29, 20154 min read

By Risa Levenson Gold with Artwork by Jean Zaleski It was a bitter cold, rainy December twilight in Manhattan several days before Christmas. I was waiting in the persistent drizzle for the Sixth Avenue bus to take me and my four…

JOHN MALLOY

All Life is Sacred: A Conversation with John Malloy

Parabola EditorsJan 29, 201515 min read

John Malloy’s father was in Army Intelligence and assigned to the U.S. Embassy in Shanghai when Malloy was an infant. When Chiang Kai-shek fled China three years later, in 1949, Malloy’s family was the last one out of Shanghai on…





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