• Inspired by Dickens’ The Haunted Man, Arthur
Paul Patterson reflects on the importance of sapling-fresh memories
My Memory Green.
• Arthur Paul Patterson’s Meditation
on Courage applies Andre Comte-Sponville’s A
Small Treatise on Great Virtues to the virtue of courage and
how it can be lived out in the aftermath of 9/11.
the Stone by Arthur Paul Patterson brings the transformative
power of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol to life, showing
how the reawakening of our memories, senses and values can lead to
• Arthur Paul Patterson responds to Joe Cusumano’s Transforming
which views the familiar story of A Christmas Carol through
the filter of modern spiritual experiences.
Scrooge by Lorna Derksen reviews Bruce Bueno Mesquita’s
post-modern novel The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge.
• Linda Tiessen Wiebe’s movie review of No
Such Thing explores the meaning of myths and fairy
tales in this allegorical film.
• Karma Jampa Lhundup-Zebo (Craig Rodgers), a member of Watershed’s
former community, shares his spiritual transformation through Process
Work in My
Peter Pan Adventures.
• In Traintalk,
Arthur Paul Patterson describes the difference between tourism and
pilgrimage using a recent trip to Kanuga, North Carolina as an illustration.
• Erik Berg invites us to see a Christmas day through the eyes
of Dickens in his poem It
Came Upon a Christmas Day.
• Erik Berg and his mom Bev Patterson exchange
thoughts on the important role of reading in their lives.
• Arthur Paul Patterson recommends Peter Carey’s Jack
Maggs, a novel based on Dickens’ Great