Things that made me happy today

Sunshine. Sweet, sweet sunshine. I walked outside for a block on my way to lunch downtown, and felt better than I have for weeks. The realization that Rob and I will get to see all four of our parents in the next two weeks, for a variety of reasons. We have very good parents. HostingContinue reading “Things that made me happy today”

Friday Five: Getting Out of Bed

When I went in to get Harper up this morning, she rolled over and muttered, “I’m just going to sleep all day.” Have I mentioned that I’m dreading her teenage years? The game over at revgals today is to share five things that made getting out of bed worthwhile. Here goes: 1. Anticipation of aContinue reading “Friday Five: Getting Out of Bed”

Reframing Hope: Book Review

I’d been carrying around Carol Howard Merritt’s new book, Reframing Hope: Vital Ministry in a New Generation, for several weeks before finally settling down with it on the clergywomen retreat I went on last last month. It rained most of the time we were there, so I spent my afternoons tucked into a corner ofContinue reading “Reframing Hope: Book Review”

Recall the Events of the Day…

I am back online after 48 hours of no wireless connection. Rob sent along his wireless adapter, so I could have been connected all along, but it was nice not to have the distractions of the endless spiral of blogs and news. (I’ll admit, however, that my phone was always connected and I did myContinue reading “Recall the Events of the Day…”