Submission—Weapon of Warfare or Tool of Orderliness and Stability? by Sharon Graber Carpenter

Have you ever contemplated walking into a battlefield carrying an umbrella? Would you feel safer carrying an umbrella or wearing body armor if you knew there was a formidable enemy wishing to destroy you? Why the ludicrous comparison of umbrellas and body armor? Both have specific purposes and can be used for physical protection. The …

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Snow and an Answered Prayer

My fondest childhood memories include my siblings and I waddling up steep Pennsylvania hills, towing our sleds while laughing and talking until we piled onto our reckless crafts and flew screaming down the hill. During Christmas holidays, our church families had a tradition of getting together and driving around the neighborhood, where we sneaked out …

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