Raven’s Bread (formerly Marabou)
derives its name from the experience of Elijah, the prophet in 1Kgs.
17: 1-6. Ravens, sent by God, nourished him during his months of
solitude at the Wadi Cherith (the Cutting Place).
Raven’s Bread is a quarterly newsletter (FEB-MAY-AUG-NOV) for hermits and those attracted to solitude published by Paul and Karen Fredette. It seeks to affirm and support this way of life, providing information, reflections, news and notices offered by the hermit readers themselves. On this page, we offer an abbreviated version of the newsletter, omitting the Reader Forum, Bulletin Board, and responses to the quarterly discussion topic .
At this site we offer a free but abbreviated version of our full printed
newsletter, omitting the Bulletin Board, Reader Forum featuring responses to a quarterly discussion
topic, and Letters from the readers.
November 2013 Newsletter
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Archived sample issues of Raven’s Bread date back to July 1997 and are offered for your information and encouragement.
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