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"A heartfelt, personal story of the gradual awakening of a woman who comes to see that preferring the 'human to the perfect' does not alienate her from authentic spirituality but allows her to live more fully."

Kathleen Norris,
author of The Cloister Walk

Mary's Writing

All articles featured below are written by Mary Johnson

  • My story "Red Dress" appears in the 2013 volume of the literary journal Clockhouse.
  • Faitheist, Courage, and Keeping Up with the Johnsons’ Eleven Faith Traditions Mary looks at her multi-religious family in an article in The Humanist
  • "Pope Benedict an unexpected revolutionary" USA Today (reprinted by numerous Gannet local papers)
  • "Shining A Light On Mother Teresa"- NPR