Monday, February 4, 2013

Mary Lindberg, Interview #193

Name: Mary Lindberg

Where you live: Seattle, WA

What you do as a vocation or avocation? Community Engagement Coordinator for a non-profit that creates affordable housing, Freelance writer

Your two favorite books: 
Stones for Ibarra by Harriet Doerr; 
Good Poems edited by Garrison Keillor

Your two favorite songs:

Why you are interested in spirituality? 
My mom was incredibly intuitive and spiritual—I think she passed that on to me. I care about meaning, especially as a writer and faith leader.

Your favorite quote:  “We can do no great things; only small things with great love.” --Mother Teresa

Your favorite web sites: 
Lectionary Lab—aka Two Bubbas and a Bible (

Your hero? Moms who make sacrifices for their children.

A spiritual lesson you hope to learn? Each day requires writing and listening to God.

A place in the world where you feel spiritually "connected?" 
Holden Village, a retreat center in the Cascade Mountains of Washington

Mary is also the author of The Graceful Exit: A Pastor's Journey from Good-bye to Helloa book published by the Alban Institute, and you can see more here: 

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