Podcast

Ep2-3: The Iowa Caucuses

Bob Leonard is a reporter in Iowa with almost unequaled access to the candidates, along with a deep familiarity of Iowa's first-in-the-nation presidential caucuses.  Hear Bob's thoughts on many candidates, including what might have gone wrong with some who are…
ChurchCulturePoetryScience

Refracted

by Debra L. Freeberg What happens at the end of life to the stored treasures of knowledge and memory? To the books of language fruit dripping with meaning, consequence, and flavor. To the closely held memories of touch and kiss…
Calvin College
Inside Out

Dusty Endings

Though Easter was a huge deal in my family, we never did Ash Wednesday when I was growing up. No service, no imposition of ashes. And although my parents adored the Advent season (during which we had many family traditions,…
Poetry

The Return of the Prodigal

after Henri Nouwen’s studyof Rembrandt’s paintingof Christ’s parable I look at the handsembracing            clutching               caressing                 the hands I can only seebecause Rembrandt saw them for me  the hands as seenin the light            Nouwen shone on themhis power of suggestion …
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Volume 33 – Issue 6
November/December 2018