Carolyn Kolovitz

Where are YOU in the Sacred Stories of Advent?

Republished from November 2019 Cosmic Birth/Sacred Moment in Time ©Mary Southard marysouthardart.orgCourtesy of MinistryOfTheArts.org All rights reserved When I was a little girl, my December ritual was to sit alone in our living room beside the twinkling tree lights...

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Loss of Control

The adoption caseworker made it clear the child coming to MN to live with me had endured a staggering number of losses. Preparing to become a mom meant lining up grief therapists, researching childhood trauma and carefully thinking through small acts that could help...

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Be Mindful of What You Wish For

Be Mindful of What You Wish For

There is sometimes (often?) irony to be found in the reflectiveness and goal-setting of January. I rang in the New Year bemoaning how creatively on-fire – to the point of agitation – I was in 2019 for a vision that has met only roadblocks. Then today, I came across my...

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Where are YOU in the Sacred Stories of Advent?

Where are YOU in the Sacred Stories of Advent?

When I was a little girl, my December ritual was to sit alone in our living room beside the twinkling tree lights and imagine myself into the coffee table manger scene. I visualized myself with the shepherds underneath a Bethlehem sky full of angels until the angels...

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(Re) Imagining the Christmas Story

by Carolyn Kolovitz When I was a little girl, my December ritual was to sit alone in my living room beside the twinkling tree lights and imagine myself into the coffee table Nativity set.  I imagined myself with the shepherds beneath a Bethlehem sky full of angels...

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Children Meeting God

by Carolyn Kolovitz Those of us who grew up pre-internet understand the world is much bigger than it seems online. My first glimpse into the vastness of place and possibility happened when I was small and trapped in the front seat of a pickup truck with my mom, dad...

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