My Rocky Spiritual Journey

You don't have to be a big believer to find something interesting to read here. You'll find excerpts from the spiritual journeys of people I've met on the religion beat as well as my thoughts on the Big Questions -- and updates on my prize-winning book, "Wrestling with God: Stories of Doubt and Faith."

Should Authors Read Reviews of Their Books? I Did

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Many a writer insists that no good can come of it when authors read reviews of their books. Some writers don't want to risk … [Read more...]

Is That a Fibonacci Blooming in Our Yard?

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Is ours a strictly mathematical universe? Are those stems, leaves and buds pushing up out of the dirt in our front yard no … [Read more...]

My Purple Rain Garden: Is the Universe Trying to Tell Me Something?

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Lots of rain this year. And lots of purple out in our front yard. Purple nemesia. Purple irises. Purple salvia. Pansies so … [Read more...]

God’s Sin — Or Ours? My Gino Geraci Talk Revisited

By Barbara Falconer Newhall In our radio conversation on KRKS-FM in Denver last week, talk show host Gino Geraci -- a very sensitive, congenial guy, btw … [Read more...]

My Chat With Gino Geraci — Here’s the Link

By Barbara Falconer Newhall If you missed hearing my conversation last week with Gino Geraci on his KRKS-FM 94.7 radio show in Denver, you can hear it … [Read more...]