Behold, I am doing a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert. Isaiah 43:19

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San Marino Tribune Articles (Page 3)

In late 2015 Canon Woodward began contributing articles to the San Marino Tribune. They are also published in full here.

Humility

This article was originally published in the San Marino Tribune on March 4th, 2016. The Bible remains the world’s best-selling book, perhaps because it contains so many good stories. Oral traditions were passed down through generations until they were committed to animal skins and papyrus and rolled up for safe-keeping: poetry and psalms, wisdom literature, chronicles, prophecies, visions and eventually letters and…

Fire and Ash

This article was originally published in the San Marino Tribune on February 16th, 2016. I’ve sat around many a campfire, watching bright flames subside into winking orange coals half smothered in ash, stars blazing high above. Companions head off to their respective tents, and there you are alone with your thoughts and the cold night air; the best portion of any camping trip.…

Curious But Challenging

This article was originally published in the San Marino Tribune on January 29th, 2016. If you had the choice, would you choose to be your race, your gender, your height, your level of intelligence? Someone asked me this a few years ago and I found it a curious but challenging question. It is probably safe to assume that most of us have…

Float

This article was originally published in the San Marino Tribune on January 15th, 2016. An artist friend of mine e-mails from the Outer Banks of North Carolina where she is walking the beach and taking terrific photos of island foxes, burrowing crabs, running terns and sunrise. “I don’t know why, but when I put a sea shell to my ear and listen, as…