Tom's been writing about religion – broadly defined – for years in the Journal. Tom's experience as a retired minister and his curiosity about matters of faith will make for an always insightful exploration of these topics. Tom's encouraging open discussion, so join in.
Housing Forward and Prevail have announced that the two agencies are merging in order to "strengthen the support system for individuals and families in our communities who are experiencing financial and housing crises."
The road from Rev. George Omwando's village in Kenya, where there was no electricity or running water when he was growing up, to becoming a U.S. citizen, June 18, was exciting and difficult for the 41-year-old American African.
Judging by appearances, the crowd of 20 or so people who gathered in the backyard of Dennis and Bunny Murphy's house last Sunday did not look much like a family. Complexions ranged from dark brown to white; hair texture from kinky to straight; and hair color from red to brown to white to black.
During an interview with Dennis Murphy about the eight children he and his wife adopted over the years, he quoted the Velveteen Rabbit, and I was struck again by how profound that "children's story" is.