Food for our Minds and Spirits: Perpetual Stew

Wanna see something neat? There’s this person in Bushwick embarked upon a very ambitious and also a very uncharacteristic thing for Summer this year. She made a continuous stew and shared it with people throughout her neighborhood in Bushwick.

This is how it started:

And this is how it is going…


come eat stew 7pm sunday in bushwick!!!

♬ Thomas The Dank Engine – Matthew

This idea is both profound and also very very ordinary. Stew is a big concept meal. You make a pot full of stuff. It serves a crowd. But most of us tend to think about our meals as family or at most family and friend affairs. They are not usually neighborhood wide endeavors. But why not?

This week we’re going to be talking about what happens when we live from the hub of our values. Stew makes an interesting hub to center our values on––something nourishing and shareable. What else might we be able to create and share together?

Sometimes it is hard to tap into our spiritual selves or find time to nurture our creativity and intellectual curiosity. Here is a section that reflects on some nourishing materials from around the web and related media channels in order to get us thinking, get us feeling, and get us reflecting on the lives we are living in this big world. **Some Adult/Mature Themes May Appear in Links and Other Attached Material**


Allan T. Georgia, MDiv, MTS, PhD