This is an anthology with 26 contributors. It will be published by the Bull Run Unitarian Universalists congregation in Manassas, VA. The editors are Bette Hileman and Katherine Mercurio Gotthardt. Lone bat in night sky unites fellow Vietnam troops. Couple nearly dies trying to sail top-heavy boat on a cold windy lake. Huckster in welfare office entrances young woman who has a criminal record. Car accident victim on the edge of life has dreams and nightmares of childhood. Vet recalls the evening his buddy succumbs to his wounds on aircraft carrier. Fundamentalist missionaries confront a young Peace Corps volunteer in rural Nigeria. Memoirs, essays, fiction, and poems will draw readers into the themes of this eclectic anthology. Mood and content range from whimsical and humorous to dark and somber. Twenty-six members and friends of the Bull Run Unitarian Universalists congregation contributed the writings and numerous drawings and photos.