The Writer's Almanac

Each day, Garrison Keillor reads a poem and relates stories of significant events touching literary history.

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Why There Are No More Miracles by Hal Sirowitz | Monday, January 04, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

God would perform miracles in the old days, Father said, but nowadays if he set a bush on fire, like he did for Moses, the fire department would rush to put it out. The newspapers would send our photographers. There’d be an investigation. A reward would be given to help find the arsonist. Some innocent... Read more »