“From the Lakota [Sioux] Native American tradition comes this parable. It is called The Jumping Mouse Story: They say that one day the Great Wolf was standing by alone and crying.In his sadness, loneliness and pain, he had lost his eyes and was blind. And as the Great Wolf stood there crying, his Little Mouse […]

“Willa Cather’s Christmas story ‘The Burglar’s Christmas’ portrays a young man, the proverbial prodigal son, who had moved away from his family back East and was in Chicago Without food for many days, without friends, and with suicidal thoughts, he decides on Christmas Eve to steal some food from a house. He had never stolen before […]