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Reflections in the Silver Cup

TO DRINK FROM THE SILVER CUP

A MEDITATION ON POINTS OF CONNECTION



Bread: A Memoir of Hunger. Lisa Knopp. University of Missouri Press, 2016. 170 pp. $23.33 (hardcover), $14.49 (Kindle).

I chose to read Bread because in a couple of weeks, I will be doing a joint reading and book signing with Lisa Knopp at the University of Nebraska/Omaha, where she teaches. Since her previous five books have been on nature, I was a bit surprised by the topic of Bread, which is, in the vein of Joan Didion, a journalistic memoir; in other words, the book is both highly personal and contains a significant body of research on its subject. That is not an adequate description, however, because the book is also very much a spiritual memoir. The subject matter is Read More 
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TO DRINK FROM THE SILVER CUP

BOOK TOUR JOURNAL 18
TEMPORARY SUSPENSION OF THE TOUR



I knew it had been a while since I posted a blog entry, but I was startled to see that it has been more than a month since my last communication. Time to fill you in. You may recall that I spent the holidays with Cheyenne in Denver and helped her move to her new apartment. On January 4, I flew from there to Pittsburgh for the Gay Christian Network Conference.

Highlights of the conference: The Women’s Retreat and meeting Marg Herder of Christian Feminism Today. Sharing a table in the Exhibit Hall with the Canadians of Generous Space. Being flooded in the first hour in the hall by people who beelined it to my table just because they wanted to buy To Drink from the Silver Cup—many of them coming from my roots—CRC and Dutch. Hugging and sharing tears with  Read More 
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