Grace Category

How The Light Gets In

Sheldon “Shel” Silverstein had one of the more extraordinary literary, music, and art careers you will ever read about, though many people will not recognize his name or face. He was the eccentric, artistic combination of country music legend, composer, cartoonist, author of children’s books, and columnist for Playboy magazine. His two most famous works […]

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Your Life Is A Miracle

“Lift up your eyes and look to the heavens,” the Jewish prophet instructed. Whenever I do that, it makes me feel small. I think that was the prophet’s purpose. While we might be the dominant species on this third rock from the sun, we are overshadowed by our surroundings. More than a thousand earth-sized planets […]

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The Greatest Of These Is Love

It was this first week of August, more than 50 years ago, when FBI agents finally and horrifically discovered the remains of three Civil Rights workers murdered in rural Mississippi. James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner had been missing for 44 days, and had an informant not told authorities about their burial in a backwater […]

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