A Straw Man, a White Elephant, and a Perfect Storm, are three phrases whose meaning is larger and more complex than the literal meaning of their individual parts. And inevitably, we are faced with circumstances in life that are like that– they need an immediate decision, but also give us the opportunity to examine our values and act so as to convey those values to the larger community. This is the anniversary of the historic floods. And we have launched our Capital Campaign for renovations to our building. A Straw Man, a White Elephant, and a Perfect Storm are three idioms that can help us come up with answers to the question, “Given the best of all possible worlds, what outcome do you most wish for?”  Speaker:  Rev. Jennie Barrington