My Cathedral of Ice

by Paul Hettinga Like so many other mornings, this morning I woke, grabbed a hot cup of coffee and went to sit down in my favorite chair to read, reflect, pray a little and generally try to be available to meet God in my own contrived ways. This morning however, I was...

The Yin and Yang of My Tai Chi

by Tom  Pappas I am in my junior year (my term) of Tai Chi. Two years ago when I was a beginner I was at wits end because it felt like I would never learn the 24-form Yang sequence.  I told myself I will come for the meditation and stretching elements, and if I...

Prayer for Love Pouring Over Maps

by Angier Brock Several weeks ago, I began planning a 2500-mile or so road trip. Knowing that the trip would originate at my home in eastern Virginia and that my ultimate destination, before returning home, was Baton Rouge, Louisiana, I consulted online mapping...