Shortly after dusk, the hyenas emerge from the mountains and creep toward the edge of the village of Senafe, Eritrea. They announce their presence with a distinctive yipping call. It is an eerie sound that has been compared… Read More
What would it mean if we were to practice the act of Gursha in our relational life?
Wisdom poured from a bent tin can
Sharing a meal together is a deeply relational practice. It can be an intimate event, with even a sacramental quality. Breaking bread together is an act of communion, a celebration of our one-ness. It is the most beautiful… Read More
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Posted: March 17, 2014 by Dr. Samuel Mahaffy
Sharing an Uncommon Relational Banquet in a Very Common Restaurant
What can we learn about the importance of place or shared meals in peacemaking? How are relationships changed when we eat from a common dish? How do we construct places where we can gather for a relational banquet?