We must remember that even with the daily challenges we face here, inequalities, bigotry, job loss and such, we are fortunate in America, and we must remember to treat this day with reverence and gratitude for the Freedom and Peace we enjoy.
Home And Family Life
Mrs. Chatterbox finds guys who shoot arrows sexy. Whenever we watch The Walking Dead, her eyes settle on Daryl and she has a peculiar look on her face.
My dad was an old movie reel flickering in my mind, with imaginary memories, conjured by a credulous child, intoxicated with prime time fathers, and aching for paternal adoration.
I’ve chosen to post this video of the Reverend Clementa Pinckney, one of the killer’s victims. He talked to visitors about his church’s history, which was born in resistance to the very kind of racism…
Each Father’s Day, I experience my father’s absence differently. Some years, the memories are wistful, and other years they are reflective. However, one thing remains constant
It’s a made-for-television-news drama, featuring a benevolent new pope from the Global South as its hero. He defies expectations, champions the poor, defends the environment, and…
We flew into Munich a few days before the start of our tour because I wanted to visit the Alte Pinakothek. A few of the first paintings to capture my childhood imagination hang there
Wanna see the healing power of music? Sign-on as a part-time caregiver for elderly clients. Bring your smart phone, tap the Pandora ap..
We made the news! After twelve hour flight from Zurich airport and three hours at San Francisco we couldn’t wait to crawl into bed… How could all of these fire trucks have arrived without my hearing anything?
Death has a way of equalizing life, causing priorities to slip effortlessly into place.. Not our Eric… the genteel giant, and dignified Baltimorean, with Clint Eastwood grit and a Mr. French accent.
I pause and reflect on what type of character trait it takes to be so fully committed to lifting others up. What type of individual gives of him/herself without thought of the dangers or loss involved
We have a canoe that I just bought this past weekend at an Estate sale. Its just not any canoe, this is an Old Town canoe built in 1913
When I was a kid we had a big lawn and the cheapest lawnmower on the block. ..our lawnmower was always covered in rust and when pushed shrieked like a banshee in heat.
Only the most jaded cynics dismiss all religious experience as neurosis. Most view the history of the human race and get it: Sure, there are charlatans, but they’re piggy-backing on something valid and real.
Christina Edmonson, dean for intercultural student development at Calvin College, grew up in Baltimore and attended the church hosting the funeral service for Freddie Gray…