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What Mozart Did for Me
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Where Will the Political Violence Lead? Look to the 1850s.
by Joshua Zeitz / Politico (Nov 5, 2022)

In the mid-19th century, a pro-slavery minority — encouraged by lawmakers — used violence to stifle a growing anti-slavery majority. It wasn’t long before the other side embraced force as a necessary response…


My Thoughts After Being Cut Down by a Tree
by Garrison Keillor (Nov 3, 2022)

Everyone has disappointments and worries about the future and sometimes a person can imagine the country is about to crack at the seams…


Remembering a Pioneer of Peace
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (Oct 29, 2022)

A tribute to Father William Treacy…


A Truly Scarey Halloween
Dave Roos / History.com (Oct 28, 2022)

The threat of rainbow Fentanyl today helps us recall the tragedy of the Tylenol poisonings, a still-unsolved case that took seven lives in Chicago in 1982 shortly before Halloween…


Sitting in the Sixth Pew, Brooding on Things
by Garrison Keillor (Oct 27, 2022)

I thought of my grandpa Denham when I took the train to Washington last week, a city he wanted to see and never did. I go to Washington to remind myself what a beautiful city it is despite the contempt brought upon it by so many elected officials…


Till Movie
by Rusty Wright (Oct 23, 2022)

Racial murder helped spark civil rights movement…


Memories of My First Pastor
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (Oct 22, 2022)

October is Clergy Appreciation Month…


A Word to the Wise as Winter Approaches
by Garrison Keillor (Oct 20, 2022)

Cold weather stimulates the brain because survival is involved and the body wants to survive and when challenged it will do what is necessary, even think clearly…


Goodbye Mrs. Potts
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (Oct 15, 2022)

A poetic tribute to Angela Lansbury, a giant of stage and screen…


How to Avoid Gettig Sick During Holidy Travel
by Kristen Nunez / Conde Nast Traveler (Oct 15, 2022)

Simply following a few healthy habits will greatly reduce your chances of catching something…


Listen Up, He Says, and He Means It
by Garrison Keillor (Oct 13, 2022)

I believe that if you want to see America clearly, don't read the paper, go to a state fair…


It's Time for October Ball
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (Oct 8, 2022)

Here comes the Judge with a bat instead of a gavel…


A Different Storm Rising
by Richard Bergstrom (Oct 7, 2022)

While not deadly like hurricane Ian, there is a different kind of squall rising that impacts our culture in critical ways…


A New Day Dawns and We Rise Cheerfully to Meet It
by Garrison Keillor (Oct 6, 2022)

I know I’m on the last stretch, but I intend it to be a cheerful stretch…


A Dad's Tribute to His Daughters
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (Oct 1, 2022)

An ode to my three princesses…


Nothing is Impossible Movie
by Rusty Wright (Sep 30, 2022)

Hoops, romance, second chances…


Suddendly It's Clear Why I Want to Be Old
by Garrison Keillor (Sep 29, 2022)

The air is golden, smelling of wine and apples and woodsmoke. It takes me back…


Skookum, Santa, and the Searching Eyes of God
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (Sep 24, 2022)

An iconic sign in my hometown calls to mind more than childhood memories…


October is Coming, Prepare to Be Bold
by Garrison Keillor (Sep 23, 2022)

October is a month that encourages courage. The languors of summer are finally dispersed and the chill of reality in the air tells you to get to business…


A Prayer for God's Reign
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (Sep 20, 2022)

Passing the crown to King Charles, after a reign longer than the lives of most of Queen Elizabeth;s subjects…


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A New Thanksgiving Hymn
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (Nov 19, 2022)

The lyrics of this new hymn invite grateful worshipers to lift their hands in praise…


COVID-19 Perspectives for October 2022
by Stu Johnson (Nov 14, 2022)

Are we there yet? While it seems we have turned the corner from pandemic to endemic, the global situation does not yet warrant that assessment—and the winter cold and flu season approaches in countries most impacted by COVID…


An Idea, Probably Wrong, but It is an Idea
by Garrison Keillor (Nov 10, 2022)

I’m not nostalgic for those days long passed, I simply feel that you young people need to know some history…


Election Day is Chooseday!
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (Nov 8, 2022)

Election Day is the day we voice our values and influence our future…


Where Will the Political Violence Lead? Look to the 1850s.
by Joshua Zeitz / Politico (Nov 5, 2022)

In the mid-19th century, a pro-slavery minority — encouraged by lawmakers — used violence to stifle a growing anti-slavery majority. It wasn’t long before the other side embraced force as a necessary response…


A Prayer for All-Saints Sunday
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (Nov 5, 2022)

This week we remember those who passed away this past year…


My Thoughts After Being Cut Down by a Tree
by Garrison Keillor (Nov 3, 2022)

Everyone has disappointments and worries about the future and sometimes a person can imagine the country is about to crack at the seams…


A Truly Scarey Halloween
Dave Roos / History.com (Oct 28, 2022)

The threat of rainbow Fentanyl today helps us recall the tragedy of the Tylenol poisonings, a still-unsolved case that took seven lives in Chicago in 1982 shortly before Halloween…


Remembering a Pioneer of Peace
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (Oct 29, 2022)

A tribute to Father William Treacy…


Sitting in the Sixth Pew, Brooding on Things
by Garrison Keillor (Oct 27, 2022)

I thought of my grandpa Denham when I took the train to Washington last week, a city he wanted to see and never did. I go to Washington to remind myself what a beautiful city it is despite the contempt brought upon it by so many elected officials…


Till Movie
by Rusty Wright (Oct 23, 2022)

Racial murder helped spark civil rights movement…


Memories of My First Pastor
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (Oct 22, 2022)

October is Clergy Appreciation Month…


A Word to the Wise as Winter Approaches
by Garrison Keillor (Oct 20, 2022)

Cold weather stimulates the brain because survival is involved and the body wants to survive and when challenged it will do what is necessary, even think clearly…


How to Avoid Gettig Sick During Holidy Travel
by Kristen Nunez / Conde Nast Traveler (Oct 15, 2022)

Simply following a few healthy habits will greatly reduce your chances of catching something…


Goodbye Mrs. Potts
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (Oct 15, 2022)

A poetic tribute to Angela Lansbury, a giant of stage and screen…


Listen Up, He Says, and He Means It
by Garrison Keillor (Oct 13, 2022)

I believe that if you want to see America clearly, don't read the paper, go to a state fair…


A New Day Dawns and We Rise Cheerfully to Meet It
by Garrison Keillor (Oct 6, 2022)

I know I’m on the last stretch, but I intend it to be a cheerful stretch…


It's Time for October Ball
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (Oct 8, 2022)

Here comes the Judge with a bat instead of a gavel…


A Different Storm Rising
by Richard Bergstrom (Oct 7, 2022)

While not deadly like hurricane Ian, there is a different kind of squall rising that impacts our culture in critical ways…


Suddendly It's Clear Why I Want to Be Old
by Garrison Keillor (Sep 29, 2022)

The air is golden, smelling of wine and apples and woodsmoke. It takes me back…



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