Personal Stories

Interview with Father Bruno

Interview with Father Bruno

by Rose Feerick with Steven Bonsey Download a pdf of this interview here. When I first started spending Christmas at the New Camaldoli Hermitage on the Big Sur Coast, I was fascinated by Father Bruno Barnhart. He was an older monk who spoke just above a whisper and yet who articulated […]

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Interview with John Daly

Interview with John Daly

John Daly is a doctor who lives in Brattleboro Vermont.  For the past eight years, he has been a part of Harvest Time’s Boston Circle.  During that time, he has shifted from a complete block to giving money to making extravagant gifts as an expression of the Christ within.  I […]

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Interview with Helen Daly

Interview with Helen Daly

In the last weeks of her life, Helen made several financial gifts. After hearing her speak about how much fun she was having, I asked her if she would be willing to share some of her story as a companion to her husband John’s interview.  One week before she died, […]

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Interview with Howard Thurston

Interview with Howard Thurston

Howard Thurston is the Principal of New Paradigm Engineering.  He and his wife Nancy have been participating in Harvest Time circles since 2002.  They live in Portland, Oregon. It was a treat for me to hear Howard tell his money story in his own words. I found his question “Who […]

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Excerpts from Big Topics at Midnight

Big Topics at Midnight: A Texas Girl Wakes up to Race, Class, Gender and Herself by Nancy Thurston is no ordinary memoir.  Welcoming the voices of her ancestors alongside her own, Nancy explores the threads of race, class, gender and spirituality that run through her life as doorways to healing […]

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