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In Praise of the Benediction

Save this storySave this storySave this storySave this story My husband’s parents had invited a revered pastor—or moksanim, in Korean—to participate in our wedding. “He’s known for his benedictions,” my husband said. I didn’t know someone could specialize in benedictions,…

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Piecing for Cover

Save this storySave this storySave this storySave this story Mark Darrell’s life began to unravel on a Tuesday morning in September, 2004, in Anbar Province. A marine staff sergeant, a steady, seventeen-year veteran with only a week to go in…

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