When Trouble Comes

Cole Smith

No one likes to think about despair. It’s like a tightening in the chest, that metallic fight-or-flight panic in the throat. When it comes to visit, we don’t want to take time to analyze it; we just want to feel better as soon as possible. And while we shouldn’t spend our days in worry and…

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Uncertainty in Crisis

Annually, around the Christmas season, my husband and I have a tradition of getting together with another couple we see only a few times a year. We’ve known them for some time now, having attended the same church at one time. And although we no longer worship together or even live in the same county,…

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