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The seven siblings of slain Brethren service worker Ted Studebaker gathered Sept. 11 at the Dayton International Peace Museum to view a new exhibit that opened in his honor on the 44th anniversary of his death in Di Linh, Vietnam.
It could be that we, too, have sought comfort from a counselor, from a doctor, or from a friend. It could be that we have resorted to books for help, to pills for peace, or even to busy schedules to forget our pain. In the end, we are hurting and we are unhealthy, still woefully in need of a touch.
I gave the ball a good, hard kick. It took flight and landed in a neighbor’s garden. I ran the bases and was headed for home when I got nervous—not about the ball’s landing in the neighbor’s garden, but about getting hit by the ball and getting called “out” before I reached home.
In the distant past, our two groups had fought in court over water rights to that spring. But Bryseydi Diaz was holding firm. She would settle for nothing less than a river baptism.
Interstate 65 cuts through a massive wind farm in Northern Indiana. Driving through it from my Illinois home to the Happy Corner Church of the Brethren in Clayton, Ohio, last week, I got to thinking about a few different kinds of energy. For human beings, energy comes from many places—rest, work, space, closeness—and we all