Christine Venzon

Christine Venzon is a freelance writer who has published both short fiction and essays. She writes from Peoria, Illinois.

Epiphany in Peoria

There was something very Miracle on 34th Street about Peoria’s new mall. Opening just before the holidays, the “open-air lifestyle center” promised to recreate the…

Salt of the Earth

A friend once told me, with a girlish smile, that when she receives Communion, she is so moved by the thought that our Lord gave…