Season for a Restart

  Summer's bloom wilts on the branch-like weeks of our calendar. In the next breath, the season of respite will drift away and wither in the breeze of time. With heavy sighs, we face the next pages of our year. School and work routines loom before us. The angry, red eyes…

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Rock Those Readiness Boots!

"Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place,¬†and with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace" (Ephesians 6:14-15). Ever find a pair of kicks you couldn't live without? If you love to indulge your…

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Likin’ Candy Corn?

I'm liking the candy corn around me, deep azure skies above, and an extra hour of sleep on the horizon. I like autumn, but it's not my favorite. Before passionate fall-enthusiasts take defensive aim, let me just honor your right to like whatever you choose. Perhaps your heart skips a beat…

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Getting the Most from your Fall

Autumn's cascading leaves and glimmer of auburn across the horizon offers a perfect setting to consider falling. Though I'm as prone as Lucile Ball's screen characters to stumble through my home, today's blog won't highlight the comic relief of physical clumsiness. As we delve into squash season, let's take a moment…

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Listen in Weakness

I glanced at the movie pass offer, displayed on a banner across the bloodmobile. I just used my last movie pass with my son the other day. Maybe it's a good day to give blood. I feel healthy, after all, and so much of our community struggles with a cold right…

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