What’s Inside?

What’s Inside?

I got a package in the mail the other day. I could tell from the label it was from Amazon.com. But I had forgotten whether I had ordered anything and really had no idea what was inside. The only way I could learn what was inside would obviously be to open it. But for...
To Love and Be Loved

To Love and Be Loved

I believe every one of us is a child of God. Each of us is someone God loves very, very much.  And, I believe we are called to love every one of God’s children. Every one of us deserves love, respect, kindness, grace, and dignity. Within our world, there are...
Mopping a Floor

Mopping a Floor

One can learn a thing or two by mopping a floor. Recently, I was doing a bit of cleaning at Neighbors. Just some vacuuming and wiping down tables.  Then I started to mop the floor in our kitchenette area.  I was in a bit of a hurry to get things done but quickly...
Deep and Simple and Shiny Things

Deep and Simple and Shiny Things

Some people like some things.  Some people like other things.  It’s the nature of society. Take church for example. Recently I attended a conference held at a church here in town and quickly found myself a bit distracted.  When I walked in, I couldn’t help but notice...
In the midst of Suffering

In the midst of Suffering

I’ve learned that often one can make suffering worse by trying to give a reason for it. Lately, we’ve all been witnessing some devastating things in our world. From violent attacks in war, to violent attacks in weather. People are suffering great pain and loss and...
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