Thanksgiving has always been a favorite holiday for our family. This is in part because of the food. I do love my turkey, mashed potatoes and dressing followed by a good..
Our understanding of what it means to be a citizen is formed by many factors. Family can help influence how a person sees their relationship with their country. So can..
“This experience cannot be as significant for people who are in their 20’s as it is for me.” This was the statement of a classmate during a small group conversation in..
Technology—there are days when we can’t live with it. But neither can we live without it. For most of us, there are likely to be twinges of feelings of frustration and..
In the words of Brene Brown, we are wired for connection. As human beings, even those of us who understand ourselves as being introverts, need connections with others in..
This is the first blog in a series around the theme of “Here I Stand”. Knowing that rulings from the Supreme Court would be coming in the month of June and in response..
In this season of Easter—yes, it is a season, not just one day—there are many stories which detail the ways in which the early disciples and followers of Jesus made..
When I arrived in church on February 27 there was a large vase of sunflowers in the front of the sanctuary. I took note of them and wondered, why sunflowers in winter?..
My great grandmother would come to visit and stay for a couple of weeks each year. Together with my mother they would play piano duets in the evening after I had been..