Monthly Archives: January 2012

The Writing Room: Can This Man Make Me a Star?

Jeff Greenwald By Barbara Falconer Newhall I’m getting out of my writing room long enough to take Jeff Greenwald’s Page to Stage class at the San Francisco Writers Grotto. It starts Jan. 17. Sounds like fun. I think there are still spaces available. Join me???? Here’s the link. Jeff  is a journalist, author and stage [...]

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The Talking Pew: Jesus “Decides”

By Barbara Falconer Newhall We are utterly known and loved by God, the psalmist declares. God searches us out. God knows our sitting down and our standing up. God discerns our thoughts. There is not a word on our lips that God does not know. That’s scary. I like being loved and known by God, [...]

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The Talking Pew: New Year, Forgotten God

By Barbara Falconer Newhall A great commotion has just occurred. A handful of poor shepherds has witnessed choirs of angels and the glory of the Lord. What’s more, a Savior has been born. The shepherds don’t keep this a secret. They tell one and all, “glorifying and praising God for all they had heard and [...]

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The Talking Pew: An Atheist Who Dearly Loves God’s Universe

By Barbara Falconer Newhall I have an atheist friend who loves (yes, he uses the word love) the complexity he sees in the universe, on Earth and, for that matter, in his own physical and emotional self. Like many atheists, my friend has his own basis for faith – he believes in the scientific method. A [...]

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