Who Helps You Across?
photo courtesy of obi-pixel7propix on Unsplash Her name was Donna, and I got to know her pretty well. When my children were little and just learning to ride their bikes to school, I’d ride with them to the corner, and Donna would be there, her orange crossing guard vest worn proudly, waiting to help my…
Have You Heard What Can Be Heard?
Most of us have no context for the work of shepherds. Pastures and grazing land aren’t common to many areas here unless it’s for cows. Green areas are often set aside for farming. Shepherds weren’t the most popular people in town. Their jobs were mundane but necessary, and the effects of their work often caused…
When The Merry Is Unwrapped
It began with a quiet pause, the dawn of Christmas when I was the only one up and no one had come to our home. Yet. A restful space, between calm and chaos, where I could reflect on what the day was. Could be. Christmas is the sacred space where true heart longing meets…