Looks Can Be Deceiving

Looks can be deceiving. Yesterday, I attended hearings in my state's Judiciary Committee of the House of Representatives. It was surreal. I felt like it was a dystopian fiction. How were we talking about killing babies? When the people who kill these little people for...

Do Your Job!

I live in New England and people shout that headline on a pretty regular basis. The Patriots Football team is such a huge commodity as an entity, that is. The team is made up of people, many, many people. I think sometimes we lose sight...

Beauty Within

This morning is beautiful here in New England. The weather is seldom so glorious. It's 76 degrees, the sun is up, the birds are singing, squirrels frolicking, chip monks cheeping, and the insects are minimal. As I sit in the yard, soaking up the beauty...

Activist with Chronic Illness

Amy Carmichael was born 100 years before me. She was an activist in every sense. She established an orphanage to rescue children in India. Some of the children were trafficking victims or those who were at risk to be prostituted in the temples for the...

Is there Life Off-Line?

I had all but forgotten what it was like to sweep off my front steps. They get the morning sun and it had broken 40 degrees outside, so I brushed our Labrador Retriever out there. We heat with wood. Tiny woodchips and ash are as...

Who Told You, You Were Naked?

How many people do you want to be naked in front of? (I know I should not end a sentence with a preposition) That isn't what's important.Most of us don't want to be naked in front of more than our mirror and maybe a spouse...