Dancing into Unity: A Journey to Rwanda

By Rosemary Feerick INTRODUCTION For the past two years, Wisdom & Money has been developing a transformative journey program. Aware that traveling to another culture can be a powerful way to open our minds and hearts, we have been trying to create a journey experience that would inspire people to […]

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Spring News: Staff Voices – Why I Serve at Wisdom & Money

Rose Feerick When I graduated from college, I received a portfolio and I understood that I was rich. At that point, I had enough Christian formation to know that Jesus talked about economics. I had heard the stories in church from the time I was a child and I had […]

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Spring News: Looking Ahead to 2019

In January 2017 I began a survey of organizations to determine where we fit in the broader field of moving money in alignment with the Spirit for social justice. I gathered with organizations that worked with faith and social justice; with donor organizations dedicated to progressive philanthropy and impact investing; […]

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Spring News: Creating the Foundations for a Transformative Organization

By Rosemary Feerick Earlier this year, Wisdom & Money celebrated its second birthday. During these first two years, we have devoted significant time and energy to creating our organizational structures. For us, this “behind the scenes” dimension is integral to our mission because we understand that “how” we work is […]

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Advent Hope

The following sermon was offered by Rose Feerick at Pescadero Community Church on December 9, 2018. Readings:   Luke 3:1-6 Chant:  Prepare Ye Luke 1:39-55 “If You Want” A Poem by Saint John of the Cross   During Advent, my primary spiritual practice involves getting up before dawn so I […]

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Wisdom & Money Plan for 2019

Wisdom & Money’s Board of DIrectors met on December 12 to set our 2019 plan and budget.    Details Retreats We will continue to gather our established Circles: the Bay Area Circle, the Boston Circle, and the Generational Women’s Circle. We will plan a second annual All Network retreat, place […]

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Turkey Meditation

The turkeys are grazing on the lawn outside, having breakfast in silence. From time to time, one raises its head, mindful of my presence. They are circling the farmhouse, slowly. I have been watching them all weekend. In Native American spirituality, turkeys are a sign of generosity — as in potlatch […]

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All Souls Firing

I first had a sense of assistance from the other side when my maternal grandmother died. Along with my father, she had been for me an example of a life well prayed. I remember receiving a note from her in my freshman year at college. She told me that she […]

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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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