Surprised by Joy

By James Gilbert Where do we find joy? In the quiet moments of peace and tranquility, sitting untouched by the world? Lounging on the beach of an exotic island, drink in hand and body relaxed? Or in the AIDS stricken ghettos of Africa? Or the labor camps of Poland during World War II? Her name … Continue reading Surprised by Joy

Rite of Preparation

By Scott Molgard I stared out the windshield, the white dashes flying by me like tracer bullets. I probably hadn’t blinked in a couple of hours and my brain was on auto-pilot. My personal experiment into the lethal dose of caffeine was well under way. We had put a few hundred miles behind us, Linnea … Continue reading Rite of Preparation