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As Souls We Came to Earth

By Arline Rowden © Many people, including myself, have wondered: What is the purpose of life? When I started to meditate years ago to deal with…

The Goal of the Game

By Katie Ammon “Life is difficult” was the response I received from a counselor, after explaining my most recent problem at home. It reminded me that we…

BIFF 15!

By Mary Summerbell In 2020 Beloit International Film Festival celebrates fifteen years of vibrant life – with extra enthusiasm, extra excitement and extra special events. If…

DEJA VU

By Michael Strelcheck This year our country celebrates the 50th anniversary of two significant events in its history, and when looking back from today, they now…

Contradiction, Tension, Satisfaction

By Mary Summerbell Can you feel it? Constant, sometimes oh-so-subtle, then “Oh!” not-so-subtle pressure, inside and outside your body. At times intensifying beyond discomfort to real…