Calling to New Places

by Doug Wysockey-Johnson There are many, many reasons to follow a call.  Just one is that it brings you to places that you never would have discovered otherwise.  Dr. Conrad Fischer wrote in his book Routine Miracles  “Now I know that a calling can bring you to...

The Ministry of Imagination

  We need to ask not whether it is realistic or practical or viable but whether it is imaginable…  The hope-filled language of prophecy, in cutting through the royal despair and hopelessness, is the language of amazement… the language of amazement is the...

Why Can’t We Make Enough Room?

by Tom Pappas [Ed. Note: The Americans with Disabilities Act is celebrating 23 years.  It guarantees equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities in employment, public accommodations, transportation, State and local government services, and telecommunications.]...

Prayer for a Changing Planet

by Angier Brock  In the summer of 1976, I went for the first time to a retreat center called Shrine Mont. There I made the 500-foot climb up Yellow Spring Mountain to a clearing where a wooden tower is topped by a large wooden cross. That summer, I had been married...

Summer Visits

by Doug Wysockey-Johnson For many of us, summer is a time to see family.  We use these precious months to visit new grandchildren, or aging parents. We witness young cousins reconnecting while the adults good naturedly argue about whether Suzy has “Wysockey eyes” or...