Grace for the road

It had been only 12 days since an earthquake split the wall of the little church in Van, Turkey, but as of Nov. 4, the crack was plastered over, painted and...

As the room buzzed around her, my friend S sat on the floor rocking the infant in her arms, silently praying over the tiny baby boy. Just 20 days old and...

“Keep looking and see if you see anything.” I did as I was told. As we walked the silent streets of the town in eastern Turkey, I squinted down the side...

There have been more than 50 “micro” or “minor” earthquakes here already today. We don’t feel them all, but one’s happening now as I’m typing this — a 3.5. My bed’s...