Winter Prayer: A Cry for Relief when Hope Is Frozen

Winter Prayer: A Cry for Relief when Hope Is Frozen

Reading Time: 2 minutesA WINTER PSALM As winter yearns for spring,  As a frozen river anticipates thaw, O Lord,  We wait on you, Longing for release  From this illness, loss,  Isolation, and uncertainty. Their cold claws tear at us. Tears form icicles on our faces,...
Why Getting Dirty Is Healthy For You

Why Getting Dirty Is Healthy For You

Reading Time: 3 minutes  Once upon a time, in fairy tales, the woods were filled with monsters. Peril hid in every shadow. Wolves, trolls, witches, and dragons stalked the wilderness. The wild represented evil.  But if that was ever true, it isn’t now. At least...
Seven Amazing Ways Our Puppy Taught Me How to Be Happy

Seven Amazing Ways Our Puppy Taught Me How to Be Happy

Reading Time: 6 minutesLike many others, we purchased a puppy during the Corona Quarantine. The Redheaded-Wildflower named him Sir Winston. Royal! He’s a liver and white English Springer Spaniel and a delightful addition to our family during one of the weirdest...