It's hard to believe that we're finally nearing the end of 2020. We all know what this year has represented for so many in terms of hardships, loss, grief, and suffering. Creating and launching this podcast has been an opportunity to try to sit with these broken pieces, to behold them, and to see what they might be able to teach us in that process of reflection. As we hold them, we also dream about what mending to make new can look like.
Which brings us to this new episode, part one of an incredible interview with our friend, Shann Ray. Shann is a poet and prose writer who teaches leadership and forgiveness studies at Gonzaga University, and has served as a visiting scholar in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas. A former professional basketball player, Ferch's collection of stories, American Masculine, won the American Book Award.
We hope that this episode, focusing on questions of forgiveness and making amends, will be helpful as you reflect on this year and how we might each hope to impact our personal and cultural landscapes in 2021.
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Music in this episode was provided by experimental/noise rock band, QOHELETH: https://qohelethnoise.bandcamp.com.
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