October 1, 2020

A Communal Publishing House

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When Plough carried this well-crafted summary of its own history as a one-hundred-year-old publishing house, I thought of my mother, an earlier editor in the same house.

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June 12, 2020

This One's On the House

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A month ago, I thought the media would never be able to deal with anything besides the coronavirus pandemic. Less than two weeks after the grim milestone of one hundred thousand Covid-19 deaths in the USA, George Floyd was murdered, and the virus...

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May 14, 2020

It Takes A Community To Raise A Child

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For my husband and me, as new parents, raising five children was at times overwhelming. The years in which they were making simultaneous demands on us are now somewhat of a blur.

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April 27, 2020

Letter to God

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Today, occupied as I am by all things coronavirus, I thought about that little book again. I wanted to write a letter to God, to talk to him about the heartbreaking death stories that pummel my senses each day, the men and women who are gone before...

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