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JUST BREATHE

By Colleen Akkerman One thing we can say for sure, and that is…if we are alive, we are breathing. By sharing the air we breathe, we…

Service

By Julie Dieterle I’ve been considering my motivation for doing things for others, for finding fulfillment in my career, for even choosing my words when we…

Love – No Small Matter

By Mary Summerbell The two Beloit International Film Festival movies that had the most poignant impact on me this year are both about our most precious…

Hortatory Hoard

By Shannyn Izubel Oldwyn I’ve made a decision. It came to me strangely, not in any of the usual ways I make choices, based on personal…

A FIDDLER ON THE ROOF?

By Michael Strelcheck It’s holiday time once again! That realization got me to thinking about the ever-shifting expressions of the season. Maybe it’s just me, but…