Poetry: First Acts

Poetry: First Acts

By L. R Berger Filling the teapot at the tap, turning on the burner—   praise be for the day’s first acts requiring no imagination, no choices of consequence.   You can be half asleep and already a success at life,   draw encouragement mastering the...
Off the shelf

Off the shelf

‘Chasing Eden: A Book of Seekers’ Seekers are all around us. They are seeking God, seeking freedom, seeking peace. “Chasing Eden: A Book of Seekers” (Bauhan Publishing) by Howard Mansfield is about this pursuit, about Americans seeking their Promised Land, their...
Giving the gift of connection

Giving the gift of connection

By CASSIDY JENSEN During the second winter of a pandemic that has increased isolation for many older people, a long-standing program that provides holiday gifts to seniors has taken on new significance. As shoppers search for gifts for friends and family this holiday...