Crossing the Street

By Rev. Beth Long-Higgins  •  October 22, 2020

What behaviors have you changed since the introduction of the COVID-19 virus into our world? There are the obvious things like wearing masks. And generally feeling tethered to your house during sheltering-in-place mandates.

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Crossing the Street

By Rev. Beth Long-Higgins  •  October 22, 2020

What behaviors have you changed since the introduction of the COVID-19 virus into our world? There are the obvious things like wearing masks. And generally feeling..

On Being Alone and Isolated During the COVID Crisis: The Profound Effects of Social Isolation

By Rev. Dr. Bobbie McKay  •  October 15, 2020

My moving into a multilevel retirement community coincided with the new reality of quarantines in this COVID-19 crisis. When you moved in, you automatically became..

Fighting for, Not a Battle Against

By Rev. Beth Long-Higgins  •  October 13, 2020

I recently read an interview with Alex Trebek, the 36-year host of Jeopardy! In March 2019, he shared with the world that he had been diagnosed with stage IV pancreatic..

Let's Talk About COVID-19

By Rev. Beth Long-Higgins  •  October 02, 2020

Now that we have passed the six-month mark of living amid the COVID-19 pandemic, we have some thoughts about lessons learned, things to consider and direction forward...

Nothing Gold Can Stay

By Abigail Smith  •  September 24, 2020

Recently, I took up walking again. After sitting before a computer screen most hours and leaving the house as little as possible for six months, I grabbed my FitBit,..

Handprints of Love

By Rev. Rebecca S. King  •  September 17, 2020

Twenty years ago, Fairhaven Community, the senior living community I currently serve, began a program with Disney designed to highlight teamwork and service. As part of..

A Moment in Time -- Over and Over Again

By Rev. Ruth Fitzgerald  •  September 10, 2020

The Sink The view from the window over my kitchen sink sometimes seems to set the boundaries for my days. I begin there, running water for coffee, feeding the kitties,..

Summer's Bounty

By Rev. Catherine Lawrence  •  September 03, 2020

Increasing Awareness Developing specific health and hygiene protocols, such as increased hand sanitizing, social distancing and wearing masks, has increased my awareness..

A Prayer for When Life Is Splitting Apart

By Rev. David Long-Higgins  •  August 27, 2020

I have often found that prayers are hidden in the sights and sounds which are all around us —especially in the first Bible that is God's creation. They often evoke an..