Prayer After Earth Day

By Angier Brock When a black garden center-style pot shows up alongside the fence that runs between Edith’s yard and mine, I know something good has arrived. By dropping the pot over the fence, Edith has delivered seedlings, bulbs, or a shoot or two of something she...

Connecting Love & Work

by Mary Catherine Bateson The term “vocation” is used ambiguously both for “call,” in religious contexts, and for work, in the sense of employment or career. Since I have been focusing for several years on the issue of “work in retirement,” I have had to think about...

Bloom: Nature is Awesome

By Tom Pappas The bridge on our street, which crosses Antelope Creek, has been closed for several months because it is being replaced. Yes – months! They’re saying June for completion. It’s the bridge we must cross to go to church. Laurel and I have walked the several...