I have seen water move rocks. I have seen thistles break through boulders.
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On May 11, 2003, The New York Times devoted four pages of its Sunday paper to the deceptions of Jayson Blair, a mediocre former Times reporter who had made up stories, faked datelines, and plagiarized on a massive scale. The fallout from the Blair scandal rocked the Times to its core and revealed fault lines in a fractious…
If water and flowers can move stones, surely love can.
Becca Stevens, from Funeral for a Stranger
In this meditation on living and dying, Becca Stevens shares moving and hilarious stories about her life, love, friends, and our many families.
This delicately formed narrative is also a window into the soul of a priest. I loved it and will hold it in my heart with gratitude for years to come.
-Phyllis Tickle, author of The Great Emergence: How Christianity Is Changing and Why
Loneliness finds connections, depair meets celebration, and fear discovers faith. Join Becca on her journey to a funeral for a stranger. God will be there.
-Don Schlitz, Hall of Fame songwriter of The Gambler
With elegant simplicity Becca Stevens escorts the reader to the banks of the deepest spiritual wellspring. Surely she ranks among our most gifted teachers on the things that matter most of all.
-Stephen Bauman, author of Simple Truths: On Values, Civility, and Our Common Good