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A Man Called Otto
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On a Wing and a Prayer Movie
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Fly Me to the Moon
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The Longer You Live . . .
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Adventures in ECO Land
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A Title Worth Pondering
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I Skipped Ballet
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Women Talking Movie
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Longing for the Good Old Days!
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COVID Perspectives for February
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The Old Man's Winter Weekend
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A Time for Jesus
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The Jesus Revolution Then and Now
by Richard Bergstrom (Mar 4, 2023)

The JESUS REVOLUTION movie is a must-see for those who want to understand better the radical transformation that occurred during those days…

How Loneliness Reshapes the Brain
by Marta Zaraska / Quantum Magazine (Mar 4, 2023)

Feelings of loneliness prompt changes in the brain that further isolate people from social contact…

Putting Faith in Action During the 40 Days of Lent
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (Mar 3, 2023)

Lessons from a famous waterfall…

The Old Man's Lecture: Manners (Boring)
by Garrison Keillor (Mar 2, 2023)

It was a beautiful little scene of civility…

Six of Europe's Best Slow, Scenic Rail Journeys
by Nicky Gardiner / The Guardian (Feb 25, 2023)

Affordable options to experience Europe…

So Much is Known but Mystery Remains
by Garrison Keillor (Feb 23, 2023)

We've learned something about privacy lately, namely that it doesn't exactly exist…

Take Up Your Cross
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (Feb 22, 2023)

An Ash Wednesday reflection…

The Winds of Wilmore
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (Feb 20, 2023)

The recent revival at Asbury University is drawing international attention…

Jesus Revolution Movie
by Rusty Wright (Feb 18, 2023)

'60s turmoil, radical respones…

A Week in Kansas and Missouri
by Garrison Keillor (Feb 16, 2023)

This is the beauty of being eighty years old, my kiddos, the ability to disengage from the tumult and the tragedy and enjoy the everyday ordinary.…

The Greatest of These is LOVE
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (Feb 14, 2023)

Valentine's Day is more than a day…

COVID-19 Perspectives for January 2023
by Stu Johnson (Feb 14, 2023)

Threats of a tripledemic and ever-more-contagious variants of COVID keep the pandemic alive, yet as death and hospitalization rates continue to drop, life has taken on a post-COVID tone. Where are we as the pandemic approaches the three year mark?…

'Amazing' Valentine
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (Feb 11, 2023)

Valentine's Day thoughts about one of Christianity's most popular hymns, celebrating its 250th anniversary …

Burying Your One Great Life
by Leona Bergstrom (Feb 11, 2023)

A scene in the December 2022 movie "Puss in Boots: Last Wish" captures how many Boomers feel as they transition into retirement. Many feel they are burying their identity—their essence—their purpose…

Even Old People Need to Explore New Realams
by Garrison Keillor (Feb 10, 2023)

I do not have a single friend who was looking forward to hearing Taylor Swift and who was furious at Ticketmaster for messing up her tour and watched carefully the congressional hearings into the whole Swiftian crisis. Nobody.…

Reflections on the State of Our Union
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (Feb 8, 2023)

Marked by division, our fragile union needs a revival of psyche and soul…

The Four Phases of Retirement
by Richard Bergstrom (Feb 4, 2023)

There is a good chance that you will live 1/3rd of your life in retirement! This was true for my great uncle, who retired from the Ballard locks in Seattle at age 65 and lived to 100!…

Reflections on Groundhog Day
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (Feb 2, 2023)

A day in honor of rodents offers spiritual lessons…

The Beauty of a Bitterly Cold Sunday Morning, 8 AM
by Garrison Keillor (Feb 2, 2023)

The world is a mess but dread gets us nowhere so cheer up and then go do what you were put here to do…

How Sweet the Sound
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (Jan 28, 2023)

This month marks the 250th anniversary of Amazing Grace…

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The Vindication of Cheeese, Butter, and Full-Fat Milk
by James Hamblin / The Atlantic (Apr 22, 2022)

Research has exonerated dairy fats as a cause of early death, but low-fat products continue to be perceived as healthier…

Forget About Nut Cases, Let's Talk About What's Real
by Garrison Keillor (Apr 14, 2022)

There’s a lot of gossip and envy and animosity out there, don’t kid yourself, so all the more reason to hold fast to your friends…

Prayer of the Children
by Kurt Bestor (Apr 8, 2022)

Written for another war this song is a poignant reminder of the suffering in Ukraine now . . . or any war, in any place…

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

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

Enough of That, Let's Talk About Happiness
by Garrison Keillor (Apr 21, 2022)

To create laughter out of ordinary tedium is a privilege. There’s nothing better.…

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 Great Watkinso
by James N. Watkins (Apr 22, 2022)

Watch Jim perform for the simple enjoyment of it, or share his magic with the grand-kids (or anyone!)…

A Gooey and Delicious History of Mac and Cheese, a Meal Once Fit for a King
by Ian Lecklitner / MEL Magazine (Apr 30, 2022)

Ever heard of the fabled land of Bengodi, where they roll macaroni noodles down a mountain of Parmesan cheese, straight into your mouth?…

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…

Summer Sundays
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (Jun 11, 2022)

Summer getaways allow for creative Sunday worship experiences…

COVID-19 Perspectives for March 2022
by Stu Johnson (Apr 6, 2022)

Omicron surge spreads around the world, making return to normal less clear. At the the same time, USA levels off after big spike in January, making a return to normal seem more likely, but are we moving too quickly?…

Summer Really is Getting Hotter
by Tara Yharlagadda / Inverse (Jul 16, 2022)

How to prepare and stay cool…

Elvis Movie
by Rusty Wright (Jun 17, 2022)

All Shook Up meets Heartbreak Hotel…

COVID-19 Perspectives for June 2022
by Stu Johnson (Jul 12, 2022)

We may think it's over, but COVID continues its relentless spread, with more people becoming infected two or more times, though less likely leading to hospitalization and death as early in the pandemic…

The Master's Palm Sunday
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (Apr 10, 2022)

The Amen Corner at Augusta National Golf Course—when the Master's falls on Palm Sunday…

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…

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

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

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…

Happy Mother's Day 2022
by James N. Watkins (May 7, 2022)

Jim's annual update of columns and cartoons for Moms and parents in general…

70 Life's Lessons
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (Apr 23, 2022)

What I’ve learned in seventy years of living…

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