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At The Well

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In a world that can sometimes settle for superficial distraction, At The Well tries to go deeper to fresher waters of significant personal and community growth by engaging the mind, the heart and sometimes the soul of listeners.

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Apr 14, 2021

In the past two weeks, two people we know committed suicide.  The Church that I was brought up in used to refuse funerals for such souls.  Thankfully, so much has changed, including compassion, love and support for the family of the deceased.  What hasn’t changed, however, is that people you and I have known somehow...


Apr 7, 2021

I subscribe to Instructables, an open-source website that features projects made from scratch or with ordinary objects lying around.  It never fails to amaze me how creative and productive people can be when they see something different than the rest of us. My uncle Bob was such a one.  Ever resourceful, he could fix...


Mar 31, 2021

Who could have imagined last year that we’d still be wearing masks and physically distancing at this time?

It’s easy to understand the reactions of people who feel robbed of time and events, lonely because of isolation, financially strapped due to loss of income.  We know of a family of five who have survived well...


Mar 24, 2021

"It is easy to be bleak about the human race, but there are people who have proved to me that we can be better than we are,"" writes Dr. Peniel Joseph.  After the mass shooting in Boulder, CO yesterday, Alice and I continue to look for and draw inspiration from people who remind us of our best and highest.   Proofs of...


Mar 17, 2021

Happy St. Paddy’s Day!  In June of 2010 I was in Limerick Ireland giving a week of talks.  Good timing because while I was there they completed and opened the tunnel which runs under the River Shannon.  There is something so amazing about knowing that millions of liters of water are flowing just above. ...