Working prayer

My son is an attorney at a New York City law firm. As busy as he is, he always finds time to give me a call, or answer when I call him. A couple of days ago he said, “Mom, I’m swamped. I pulled an all-nighter last night, and it looks like I am going to have to...

Words to build by

Have you ever lived in a house that was getting a new roof? For the last two weeks the rhythmic pounding of the roofers started each morning by 8am. On occasion an exceptionally loud bang would startle me. Today is Sunday and I am happy to be able to hear the ticking...

Happy 4th of July

Today in the United States we celebrate Independence Day. A day commemorating when Thirteen American colonies moved to escape tyranny and establish a free and independent nation. A nation that would firmly rely on the protection of “divine...

Dominion over the fish

by Meredith Berger Last Sunday I celebrated Easter with my boyfriend Eli’s family in Westchester, Pennsylvania. Moments after getting out of our car, Eli’s uncle motioned for us to follow him into the backyard. There, in a muddy runoff stream, was a great big Koi...

A tale of two umbrellas

by Donna Marie Berger I was getting out of my car at Publix, when a bolt of lightning, followed by a crash of thunder literally shoved me back into the car. Those who are familiar with the tropical climate of south Florida are used to the whimsy of the weather here....

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