Not a story of miracles

amanda-berry

By now you’ve heard the news that Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight have been found alive, apparently kidnapped and held for years as prisoners inside a house on Cleveland’s West Side.   Understandably the reaction from the public-at-large has been one of rejoicing. These women were believed to be dead. Abducted. Likely murdered. [Read More...]

A Resurrection Wedding

Sheryle

  The pastor called it. “A resurrection wedding,” she said. Her remark wasn’t solely a commentary on the ages of the couple marrying  - both in the sixites — but on the fact that this man and this woman had been through the grief of losing a beloved spouse prior. It’s just hard, hard, hard [Read More...]

Roger Ebert: I will be dead. What happens then?

Roger Ebert

  Before his passing Roger Ebert wrote a lovely goodbye essay, I do not fear death, that ran at SALON.  Here’s a glimpse of what he said:   I have no desire to live forever. The concept frightens me. I am 69, have had cancer, will die sooner than most of those reading this. That is in [Read More...]


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