Pizza & Prayer

We order the same thing every time: A deep dish stuffed spinach pizza and a beer. Then, for the next couple of hours, we sit together in a little booth at a cozy restaurant in town and get lost in conversation, catching up on each other’s lives. We are four women who made a lasting Read More

List Maker?

This time of year can be disheartening with bitter cold or snowy days and a certain let-down feeling after the holidays. In recent weeks there has been an obvious increase in the visible daylight each day. Making the commute home becomes more enjoyable when no longer driven totally in the dark.   This is a small Read More

God is All Around

If you look for it, I’ve got a sneaky feeling you’ll find that God actually . . . is . . . all around. OK so I stole that line. And then I put God in it. Which I think works, actually. How about that snow on Christmas Eve morning? Or our Live Nativity story, Read More

Gathering Clouds

I admit I didn’t want to go to church that morning. It was cold and unusually foggy. My bed felt warm and inviting. Catching up on sleep sounded like a great idea. But something convinced me to get up and go. An hour later I sat in a pew, feeling blessed and at peace, letting Read More