Solar eclipse I was in Jr. high school when the eclipse happened on March 7, 1970. We had been told to prepare for this for months. It wasn’t like today when you have the ability to self-serve your own information via the internet. Then we depended on government bulletins to tell us what to do. … Continue reading The Eclipse
I grew up reading the poems of Robert Louis Stevenson and his “Summer Sun” poem (below) always comes to mind at this time of the year. The sun is so brilliant and we forget how hot it can get! There’s nothing like the summer sun. It drags us to the beaches for fun and makes … Continue reading Summertime!
Outside my office window I can see several trees. There’s a magnificent maple in our neighbor’s back yard. We have a couple of dogwoods and a lovely magnolia tree planted by girl scouts when the church was new. Right now, none of them look like much: they are bare. This view reminded me of the … Continue reading Winter Spirituality
Most of us still honor the change over to the new year with the traditional count down and 'ball drop' though that doesn't mean we become aware of the change itself. For me, the change begins with the first check I write. Because it has to reflect the new date and that means remembering that … Continue reading A New Year’s Resolution
What’s the best news you’ve had all year? We are living in dramatic, and for many, difficult times. Each day seems to bring one sorry news story after the next. As many of us get our information across different types of media platforms, we are bombarded by graphic content, fake news, advertisements thinly disguised as … Continue reading Great Tidings of Comfort and Joy