Paid to Quit

by Doug Wysockey-Johnson If you were paid $5,000 to quit your job, would you? You may have heard of the “Pay to Quit” program, innovated by Zappos and replicated by Amazon and others. There are variations, but basically employees are given the financial incentive to...

Blurts for the Mother

by Lauren Van Ham Joy is the echo of God’s life in us ~ Abbot Columba It is the season of celebrating Mothers! Earth Day and Mother’s Day happen within two weeks of each other and on these holy days, we’re invited to honor our Mother, both familial and Divine....

Prayer for Being At Home in the World

by Angier Brock I’ve been thinking lately about what it means to be “at home” in our great, wide world, a rumination triggered by a small green, gray, and cream-colored frog that has appeared in my eastern Virginia backyard—in the doorway of a birdhouse. Re-appeared,...