Many of my spiritual friends are also writers, and that’s no coincidence. Writing and spirituality – at least on good days – are both active practices of contemporary mysticism. Like meditation, centering prayer, or lectio divina, the process of writing in your journal, crafting a story, or drafting a nonfiction essay gets in touch with … More The Spirituality of Writing – Favorite Books & Authors
As I have struggled with my own hard questions about faith (and often finding myself on the fringe of the institutional church), I’ve found the following books most helpful in letting me know that others struggle and question and sometimes feel on the fringe, too. These books might also be helpful by showing us how … More Favorite Books on Faith
Getting our heads around environmentalism can be tough. News reports may focus on places and problems far away from us. The science of climate change is debated back and forth, perhaps leaving us frustrated, confused, or just plain exasperated by all the conflict. An easier – and undoubtedly more enjoyable – way to get our … More Read A Novel, Learn About Creation Care: A Book List of Favorite Environmental Novels
A new resource is now available to introduce creation care to youth: Wild Faith: A Creation Care Curriculum for YouthThis resource was designed and written as part of a generous fellowship from The Episcopal Church to support Environmental Stewardship. Wild Faith offers comprehensive resources for camps, retreats, summer programs, and environmental programs. Along with tips … More New Youth Resource, Wild Faith, Now Available
Sycamore Cove is delighted to announce the publication of its first book, Christian Nurture in the Twenty-First Century: A New Vision for Christian Formation. This book, by Cynthia Coe, envisions new ways of nurturing children and young people in the Christian faith – backed up by scripture, church history, and theology. Christian Nurture in the … More Publication of Christian Nurture in the 21st Century
Welcome to Sycamore Cove Creations We are a boutique publisher located in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee, in a lovely cove lined with sycamore trees. Our first book is coming out soon! Visit us again for news of our first publications, along with information on furniture designs and hand knit household items.