ISSUE 001 // FEBRUARY 2021
A gift is something given, not because the recipient asks for it or because they deserve it – that would make it a special favour, a payment or a reward; rather, gifts are given out of love, for the benefit and well-being of the other, with no expectation of special favour in return. Of course, we don’t always give and receive in the proper spirit, and we can easily overlook the countless gifts in our lives when they don’t come beautifully wrapped and labelled, just in time for Christmas or some other special occasion. Even so, the recognition of life itself as a gift, and the giving and receiving of gifts among friends and neighbours as a way of celebrating and affirming life, is a universal human experience.
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inScribe journal exists to share and inspire meaningful encounters with the world through the diverse art of creative writing. In particular, inScribe offers a voice to writers whose work is informed variously by religious faith; belief in objective truth, goodness and beauty; a sense of the sacred in the ordinary; and the perception of life (in all its rich and even unsettling detail) as gift. READ MORE...