A Prayer for Those Who Paint the Underside of Boats

by Doug Wysockey-Johnson A few weeks ago, I watched the finals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament. Along with millions of others, I clapped, groaned and cheered as Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic practiced their craft in front of a full stadium. There are not many...

Imagine

by Paul Hettinga I have always loved music for its ability to touch our hearts in ways that words alone fail to do. John Lennon’s famous song is played nearly every year on New Year’s Eve to help us imagine a world in which we all can live as one. Where we can set...

Prayer for the Headlines

by Angier Brock Aware of the looming deadline for this blog, for several days I have toyed with possible topics. I considered the discovery, announced last week, of “liquid water” on Mars—a humorous phrase in some ways, yet one that makes clear the startling nature of...