Many years ago, in my first church job, I had the privilege of working in the front office. Which meant I was the 'face' of the office, handling all the various requests of both members and those who walked in off the street. Brenda, the mentally-absent and sweet homeless woman whom we often let sleep … Continue reading Believe. Love.
Mom Down! I've been sick for two weeks now. What began as a lousy cold--power through, Mom, as most moms do--and I thought I had and was mostly on the mend--became a painful ear infection and virus v2. Six days on antibiotics and I still have pain and no hearing on my left side. Bleh! Thankfully, … Continue reading Live Lent (2018)
I am my mother's daughter. In some ways, I look like her. In so many others, I think like her or act like her. Even some of the ways I am not like her have been influenced by my relationship with her. I learned from her to share her vision for what is good and … Continue reading More!
Hope. What is it, even? Does it make any difference? I wish I may, I wish I might, have this wish I wish tonight... But hope is more than wishing. Hope is expectancy, pregnant with anticipated reality. Hope gives us strength to muster on, to slog through the daily reality, harsh as it some days may be. … Continue reading Hope Has Come