Sunday Morning Music, Matthew Perryman Jones
Tim Schurrer
By Tim Schurrer

Matthew Perryman Jones is one of my favorite artists of all time. Not only is his voice one of a kind, so is the authenticity he brings to songwriting. Every musician should be paying attention to how…

Want Resolution in Life? Try Trading Resolution for Patience
Joel J. Miller
By Joel J. Miller

In movies the hero butts up against a problem, something that threatens his peace, safety, and happiness. If the screenwriter is at all talented, we quickly sympathize. We have troubles of our own, after all, and our sympathy and identification increase as the story intensifies. Every twist and turn of the plot worsens our hero’s position to the problem until, when all appears most dire, he finally prevails. The problem is resolved and peace, safety, and happiness are restored. The hero triumphs. All is well. We breathe easy.

It’s a hopeful and satisfying formula. It presents a picture of…

How an Invitation to Tea Curbed a Slew of Suicide Attempts
Al Andrews
By Al Andrews

About 40 years ago, Don and his wife, Moya, bought a house overlooking Sydney Harbor. It’s an area called, “The Gap,” and their dream home had stunning views of the cliffs and the water. What they didn’t know when they bought the house was that…