Making Manna

Libby Thompson is just fourteen years old when she flees her abusive home with her newborn son, Angel. Now they must build a life for themselves on hard work and low wages, dealing with police who are sometimes helpful—but not always—and a drug dealer who is full of surprises.

My Dance with Grace: Reflections on Death and Life

Late in 2009, Weldon Bradshaw was diagnosed with primary sclerosing cholangitis, an incurable, autoimmune liver condition. Over the next two and a half years, as the disease progressed slowly and his liver and health deteriorated, his prognosis grew bleak. By November of 2012, his doctor informed him that if he didn’t receive a transplant, he’d be dead within the week.

The Fourth Branch of Government: We the People by Jack Trammell, PhD and Guy Terrell, MS, PMP

With the explosion of social media and the Internet, practically everyone in America has instant access to the news and a greater ability to follow what is happening anywhere.  As a result, we are a culture and a nation that is bombarded with information.  However, we are coping poorly with that assault and using an outdated framework for our governance.  Many people feel disconnected from the very mechanisms and people who are supposed to represent their interests.  The Fourth Branch of Government is about updating the framework of our democracy.  It is a movement whose time has come, and one that the Founding Fathers envisioned.