Word to the Wise: Hope

Word to the Wise: Hope

Looking ahead in the New Year, where can we find hope? The times are dark. Our country seems more divided than ever. Words of anger and hate fly across the divide. Every day something appears in the news worse than the day before. So, where do we find hope? It’s...
Word to the Wise: Far from Home

Word to the Wise: Far from Home

It was dark and cold. Mary, a 14-year-old girl, lay on a pile of hay in a stable, frightened about what was happening to her. She had no help. The man with her, Joseph, not yet her husband, could reject her for becoming pregnant before marriage. She was alone. There...