From A to Z

This week as I began my list of events, thoughts, words, and topics I noticed that many of the lines of my list began with different letters.  So this week here is my ABC blog…

The Library of Babel

So…here is the question of the day: Did I write it? Or did I find it? Technically, it pre-existed me and just waited for me to find it…right? So then God wrote it? Or was it my own reason and intellect that drove me to use tools at my disposal to uncover an uncanny coincidence?

Spring Break Connection Challenge

“In times of stress, the best thing we can do for each other is to listen with our ears and our hearts and to be assured that our questions are just as important as our answers.” – Mr. Fred Rogers

The Beloved Community

We live in a culture that glorifies the busy and over committed, and our youth have learned that from us.


Lent forces us to wait, forces us to sit in the not yet.

Making Space

As Sarah and her family get ready for the new, read about how she relates her readiness to this Lenten season.

Finding Sunshine 

Sunshine is vital to our mental health and many people, myself included, struggle greatly during seasons of lots of clouds and little sun.

Mister Rogers: Why Him? Why Now?

His show was all about affirmation, building people up, making people feel that their feelings matter, their ideas matter, that they matter.

Commit to Pray

CPS hires an astounding 200 caseworkers every month. I thought it was a typo. It’s not.

365 Fresh Starts

Ahhh, January. The month of setting a New Year’s resolution, choosing your word of the year, setting up new habits, cleaning out closets, reprioritizing, setting goals, etc. The list of “fresh start” types of things goes on and on. Some of us might be great at sticking to our “fresh start” ideas and others of…

Christmas Presence (See what I did there?!)

Merry Christmas! I write this despite the fact that I have already seen Valentines and St. Patrick’s Day items in the stores. I write this despite the fact that many are so “done” with Christmas that they can’t wait to get their decorations down and house cleaned for the new year. I write this as…