Mary van Balen is the author
living in Columbus OH.
She writes about widening our circles of awareness and inclusion through compassionate encounter with one another and with the Sacred.
Widening Our Circles is a series of blog posts on expanding our horizons by embracing human diversity.
Another story of hope in this Sunday's New York Times. This one is about Kricket Nimmons, one of the first New York City low-income residents to … [Read More...]
Mary, a spiritual director, holds a MA in Theology, and has been writing on spirituality and faith for 30 years. You’ll find posts on these topics under the heading “The Scallop.”
"My name is Julius Sumner Miller, and physics is my business." That's how he opened every show. Physics was his business. So was wonder. A longtime … [Read More...]
Mary van Balen is the author of four books, numerous articles, and writes the long running column, "Grace in the Moment," which reflects on meeting the Sacred in everyday living.