Night, by Elie Wiesel

  • By Spirit Fire
  • September 1, 2016

By The Bookworm Two months ago, renowned author Elie Wiesel passed away. His opus lives on, dedicated to preserving the memory of the suffering of Jews at the hands of the Nazis. Liberated in 1945 from the Auschwitz death camp, where he had lost family and community, Wiesel was...

Wounded Healers

  • By Spirit Fire
  • July 1, 2016

The great illusion of leadership is to think that man can be led out of the desert by someone who has never been there. Henri J.M. Nouwen The Wounded Healer: Ministry in Contemporary Society

Willow Tree

  • By Spirit Fire
  • July 1, 2016

By Sooz Jeson A Poetic Reflection on a Blog Post/Sermon by Sally Johnson Characteristics of the Weeping Willow Tree… It seems to contain energy and intuition. It is flexible and can bend, unlike other trees, without breaking. It has the ability to adjust and adapt to life rather than...

Boston Globe

  • By Spirit Fire
  • July 1, 2016

SPECIAL THANKS After Spotlight became a discussion point for our circle of founders, a couple of us were charged with sending a thank-you to the Spotlight team at the Boston Globe. It included our Special Edition on the Prevention of Child Abuse with its Round Table discussing Spotlight and also this...

We are pleased to introduce our Healing Voices Round Table in this Special Edition.  We hope to make this forum a regular feature: individuals writing a first-person perspective on a common topic. As Founders of this newsletter, our mission is to raise our collective voice to share stories and...

It Takes a Village….

  • By Spirit Fire
  • February 7, 2016

Film Review: Spotlight  by Eileen Mathy For those of you who attended the showing of the movie Spotlight, reactions though they may vary are more than likely intense. This movie much like the investigative articles of the Boston Globe was designed to rock our Catholic worlds with new awareness...

Creativity and Darkness

  • By Spirit Fire
  • February 2, 2016

“Creativity – like human life itself – begins in darkness.” Julia Cameron For more about exploring your creative side as a seed opening in the darkness, consider Julia Cameron‘s book The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity.