Saturday, January 16 2021 - 6:53 AM

Inspire

The World I’m Seeing

Yes, the world is a scary place right now. Even before these days of the virus we’ve had ugliness. Hate, feuding, war, and murder – …

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Peace Among Chaos

I live in the San Francisco Bay Area of California, specifically in the East Bay. Restrictions to limit our activities only to essential business due …

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How We Cope

A watercolor Facebook group I belong to has put out a call for artists to paint greetings of all sorts. They are asked to send …

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We Can’t Go Back

Ugh! What’s to like about having to stand in a line outside Trader Joe’s for 30 minutes before being allowed entry to fill my shopping …

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Resurrection Hope

Dear God: My heart was so touched at Lupe’s funeral last night. The whole service was in Spanish—and I didn’t understand a word. Most of …

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The Near Miss

I was so glad to learn that our new pastoral intern’s wife, Jane, was a crafter. In the course of getting to know her, she …

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The Lost Penny

I never wanted my children to grow up. Children are adorable and a constant source of joy. Penny has Down Syndrome and is a granddaughter …

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Treasured Recipe Cards

The old family recipe box sat on many a kitchen counter during our childhood. It was usually messy and overflowing but your mother wouldn’t hear …

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