Month: June 2015

Learning from weeds

By Annemarie BarrettCurrent missioners in Boliviawith Franciscan Mission Service At the end of the day, I am learning that Mother Earth is our greatest teacher. When we look close at the garden, it is all there. “Greatest teacher” of what? What is “all there”? In reconnecting with the Earth and the communities that work her… Read more »

Connecting to the land

By Annemarie BarrettCurrent missioner in Boliviawith Franciscan Mission Service Living in the city, shopping at grocery stores, and watching a lot of TV, I never had to think much about how my food arrived at my table. I could answer that easily, “From the grocery store.”But how did it get to the grocery store? In… Read more »