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With Thoughts of My Dad
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (Jun 18, 2022)

From the time I was three I wanted to be like my dad…


Blessed Are the Meek for They Shall Inheirit a Shirt
by Garrison Keillor (Jun 17, 2022)

I sat down in a café and enjoyed a croissant. The waiter offered to refill my coffee cup. This is the sort of kindness an old dog takes sustenance from…


Elvis Movie
by Rusty Wright (Jun 17, 2022)

All Shook Up meets Heartbreak Hotel…


Summer Sundays
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (Jun 11, 2022)

Summer getaways allow for creative Sunday worship experiences…


COVID-19 Perspectives for May 2022
by Stu Johnson (Jun 11, 2022)

COVID continues to shift toward Asia, Europe sees up to half of its population infected, while USA mortality rate stays stuck at 1.2% which is curious compared to countries where mortality is falling…


The Meaning of Life as it Dawned on Me the Other Night
by Garrison Keillor (Jun 10, 2022)

. . . nonetheless we are independent individuals and we can discern what is true, what is noble and right, what is lovely and admirable and to think on these things…


Happy Father's Day 2022
by James N. Watkins (Jun 10, 2022)

To the father of my grandchildren…


Marking a Monarch's Platinum Jubilee
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (Jun 4, 2022)

Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 70 years on the throne…


May We Not Just Ache
by Leona Bergstrom (Jun 3, 2022)

The celebration-filled days of June take a tragic turn as events in a small Texas town once again force us to grieve and struggle to help the hurting…


LGBTQ(IA+) and B-I-B-L-E
by James N. Watkins (Jun 3, 2022)

At the beginning of Pride Month, Jim revisits the issue of gender identity and what the Bible (not religious groups) says about it…


Some News, As We Know, is Realer than Other News
by Garrison Keillor (Jun 2, 2022)

In the aftermath of Uvalde: Life is good in this beautiful country that God has blessed, and the paranoids in our midst are missing out on all the best stuff…


An Ongoing Gaze
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (May 28, 2022)

The Lincoln Memorial was dedicated on May 30, 1922…


Reflections on Memorial Day
by Robert Santos / Director US Censurs Burea (May 27, 2022)

For many ithe holiday marks the bginning of summer. For others, as recalled here, it has much more profound and personal meaning.…


Robbed of Life
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (May 26, 2022)

Another mass shooting finds us hugging our kids and looking to God…


Time to Head to the Graveyard and Pay Respects
by Garrison Keillor (May 26, 2022)

This Memorial Day there is a sense of unease that calls for a rebirth of freedom to move around and live your life without fear.…


Hipp, Hipp, Hurra!
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (May 21, 2022)

A statue of Leif Erikson graces Shilshole Bay in Seattle…


COVID-19 Perspectives for April 2022
by Stu Johnson (May 21, 2022)

As more Asian countries face COVID surges, most of us in America know of or are part of the surge in breakthrough infections among the vaccinated, with mild symptoms and very low hospitalizations and deaths. …


If You Want a Story, Sit Down and I'll FInd One for You
by Garrison Keillor (May 20, 2022)

Storytelling is an art of necessity, which all of us engage in,, but not all do well…


When Your Dog Dies
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (May 14, 2022)

The pain of losing a family pet is indescribable…


Lessons from Eradicating Smallpos
by Kelsey Piper / VOX (May 14, 2022)

Smallpox used to kill millions of people every year. Here’s how humans beat it.. . . and what we can apply to the COVID pandemic…


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Life versus Love
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (Jun 27, 2022)

A Supreme Court ruling has raised the bar of civil discourse…


Sick and Struggling to Pay
by Naom Levey / NPR (Jun 25, 2022)

100 millioin people in the U.S. live with medical debt…


Graduating from the School of Hard Knocks
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (Jun 25, 2022)

Chalking up the lessons of life to the experiences of daily living…


A Supreme Decision
by James N. Watkins (Jun 24, 2022)

Thoughts on the cultural/political debate likely to intensify following the Supreme Court decision striking down Roe v Wade, sending abortion policy back to the states…


Seven Ways You Can Financially Prepare for a Recession
by Michelle Singletary / The Washington Post (Jun 18, 2022)

If a recession is inevitable, here are some financial moves you can make to prepare…


Elvis Movie
by Rusty Wright (Jun 17, 2022)

All Shook Up meets Heartbreak Hotel…


Blessed Are the Meek for They Shall Inheirit a Shirt
by Garrison Keillor (Jun 17, 2022)

I sat down in a café and enjoyed a croissant. The waiter offered to refill my coffee cup. This is the sort of kindness an old dog takes sustenance from…


With Thoughts of My Dad
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (Jun 18, 2022)

From the time I was three I wanted to be like my dad…


COVID-19 Perspectives for May 2022
by Stu Johnson (Jun 11, 2022)

COVID continues to shift toward Asia, Europe sees up to half of its population infected, while USA mortality rate stays stuck at 1.2% which is curious compared to countries where mortality is falling…


Summer Sundays
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (Jun 11, 2022)

Summer getaways allow for creative Sunday worship experiences…


The Meaning of Life as it Dawned on Me the Other Night
by Garrison Keillor (Jun 10, 2022)

. . . nonetheless we are independent individuals and we can discern what is true, what is noble and right, what is lovely and admirable and to think on these things…


Happy Father's Day 2022
by James N. Watkins (Jun 10, 2022)

To the father of my grandchildren…


Marking a Monarch's Platinum Jubilee
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (Jun 4, 2022)

Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 70 years on the throne…


LGBTQ(IA+) and B-I-B-L-E
by James N. Watkins (Jun 3, 2022)

At the beginning of Pride Month, Jim revisits the issue of gender identity and what the Bible (not religious groups) says about it…


Some News, As We Know, is Realer than Other News
by Garrison Keillor (Jun 2, 2022)

In the aftermath of Uvalde: Life is good in this beautiful country that God has blessed, and the paranoids in our midst are missing out on all the best stuff…


May We Not Just Ache
by Leona Bergstrom (Jun 3, 2022)

The celebration-filled days of June take a tragic turn as events in a small Texas town once again force us to grieve and struggle to help the hurting…


Reflections on Memorial Day
by Robert Santos / Director US Censurs Burea (May 27, 2022)

For many ithe holiday marks the bginning of summer. For others, as recalled here, it has much more profound and personal meaning.…


An Ongoing Gaze
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (May 28, 2022)

The Lincoln Memorial was dedicated on May 30, 1922…


Robbed of Life
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (May 26, 2022)

Another mass shooting finds us hugging our kids and looking to God…


Time to Head to the Graveyard and Pay Respects
by Garrison Keillor (May 26, 2022)

This Memorial Day there is a sense of unease that calls for a rebirth of freedom to move around and live your life without fear.…



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