Spiritual Book Club

So Glad to See You! Reading Together Since 1999
welcome
What Music Inspires You?
What Are You Reading Now?
glad you are here
welcome
So Glad to See You! Reading Together Since 1999

Susan Baller-Shepard
» March 2015

Posted by Susan Baller-Shepard on: 2015-03-01 @ 14:50 pm

"The adoption of the clock was the most important event in the NBA." --Maurice Podoloff, the NBA's first president Invariably, it happens. I'll run into someone at the grocery store, we'll be having a deep conversation over kohlrabi and Gala apples, and she'll say, "If I die, I want you to do my funeral." I can't help myself. This is when I ease green beans into my cart, interrupt, and …

Posted by Susan Baller-Shepard on: 2015-03-01 @ 13:45 pm

Adopting? Proceed reverently, says the Mean Minister*   I remember most the heartache. Having worked in child welfare as a social work intern, I saw how parenting, termination of parental rights, and the process of adoption could go all go terribly wrong. Parental rights were ended, while emotional ties remained strong. More than once I sat with a prisoner as she recorded her final message to her child, as her …

Posted by Susan Baller-Shepard on: 2015-03-01 @ 13:40 pm

Podcasts of Poetry Radio on WGLT: http://wglt.org/podcasts/poetry_radio/audio/012915CROW.mp3