Miss Betsy and the Rope

Miss Betsy and the Rope

Miss Betsy’s* house is my last stop on my Meals on Wheels route, so I can stay and chat without needing to rush. She’s always in the mood to talk, whether I find her sitting on her porch with a book or she meets me at the door, gripping her walker on wheels. First, I...

Advent, Week One

Welcome to the celebration of the First Sunday of Advent.. What an exciting time of year! This Sunday we focus on getting ready to enter the mystery of Christmas. It’s perfect timing, then, for us to focus on the prophets’ message that something big was about to...
A List to Follow No Matter Who Is in Charge

A List to Follow No Matter Who Is in Charge

Maybe you know how this goes. You have the kind of week when the clouds roll in. Someone gets the flu, there are executive orders that wound your heart because they will hurt people you love and people you don’t know, and the dermatologist finds more to cut off...
Need Hope? Jump Into the Flow

Need Hope? Jump Into the Flow

“You nervous?” Todd asked me, handing me my wetsuit. “Nervous? Why should I be nervous?” I asked. I’d gone whitewater rafting several times before and it was no big deal. Besides, I’d grown up around water- if spending lazy summers...