How much does a prayer weigh? The only man I ever knew who tried to weigh one still does not know.
Once he thought he did. That was when he owned a little grocery store on New York’s West Side. It was the week before Christmas of 1918 when a tired-looking woman came into the store and asked him for enough food to make a Christmas dinner for her children. He asked her how much she could afford to spend.
“My husband was killed in the war,” the woman answered. “I . . .