Once upon a time, I lived on a farm in the mountains of western North Carolina. I had a
"From now on, therefore, we regard no one from a human point of view....This is from God, who...has given us the ministry of reconciliation."— 2 Corinthians 5:16, 18
When Herod saw that he had been tricked by the wise men, he was infuriated, and he sent and killed all the children in and around Bethlehem who were two years old or under...
Four water cannons. Two vicious dogs. Six armored
personnel carriers. A score of police.
It had been several years since I'd visited New York City.
I live encircled by an eruv—though for weeks it was invisible to my eyes. I would not have known what I was seeing, had I noticed it.
Wesley Woods is a United Methodist retirement high-rise in my
It feels "normal" again in Atlanta, whatever that means.
It may be the most creative thing that’s ever happened in Woodruff Park in downtown Atlanta.
She lays her smooth head in her mother's lap. Then she folds her long leg-long for a 9-year-old-under herself, hiding the pink satin ballet slipper on her foot.
I did not expect a great blue heron to visit my neighborhood in
On May 12, 1982, Thony Green woke about dawn to put on the coffee at the Open Door Community in Atlanta.
"Can we make this a ritual?" my then-9-year-old niece asked me.
The assistant district attorney cleared the courtroom, while two sheriff's deputies searched the defendant. He was known to own 13 guns.
Anne Morrison Welsh remembers every detail of that day 30 years ago.
'Yesterday, it was like fire on glass," says Mary Etta of the sunrise we missed. We had missed them all.
There are many callings. Some people teach. Some people write. Some people sing operas, and some train dogs.
We started at the beginning, with Eve.