This book is a memoir of a minister and peace activist in partnership with a whimsical ant to show a lifetime of artifacts in a room that uncovers thinking about peace and justice issues, such as in the following themes:
- The values of Jesus and biblical evidence often give preference for insignificance and love for peace.
- A history of protests demonstrates against injustices and nuclear weapons.
- Disenfranchisement of democracy is like wiping out a colony of ants and tagging them with tiny obituaries.
- The end of life is a normal part of nature, and death shows up in layers to enhance the cosmos.
A Room Full of Shadows is a valuable resource for thinking deeper about our whimsical insignificance and finding peace in the shadows.