We are a Continuum: Honoring Our Ancestors

by Lauren Van Ham We are a continuum. Just as we reach back to our ancestors for our fundamental values, so we, as guardians of that legacy, must reach ahead to our children and their children. And we do so with a sense of sacredness in that reaching. Paul Tsongas  ...

Reflection and Ethics at the Hardware Store

By Doug Wysockey-Johnson I had one of those small yet big moments at the hardware store the other day. The story is too long to tell in detail, but the synopsis is this: A week previous I had been in to purchase fencing for the backyard. Due to the cashier’s error,...

Prayer for Muddling Along

by Angier Brock Recently, in a moment some might call insanity or hubris but which may also have been an act of faith, I agreed to make a box cushion seat cover, complete with piping, to help a friend who was re-upholstering a small sofa. I do not sew very much. In...