Travel Companions

  Travel Companions   Our Leader Imagine…you’re invited to go to Kenya for the first time with the purpose of bringing words of encouragement to men and women in prison.  Are you excited? Are you also afraid?  That was true of me in the weeks leading up to our departure.   Then I met with …

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What Matters Most

  O Hello and Happy New Year Did you set up a New Years Resolution? Did you write down an Intention for the year? Did you choose a word for the year - or in my case, did a word choose you? Or is your tree still up, and you’ve said phooey to those New Years things that …

My African Year Of Grief

My African Year of Grief National geographic wrote an article about the way some people groups in Africa handle grief.  The part that stayed with me after reading it, was that when someone experiences the significant loss of a loved one the expectation is that for a year they are given space and freedom to …

One Of The Best Gifts Ever

The Barbie Camper.   The Love Pup.  A horse, horse calender, horse socks, soft blanket with a horse on it, Breyer horses, miniature blown glass horse, horse and buggy ride, horse show tickets.  Cookbooks.  Coffee Mugs. These are a few of my favorite things, some   of the best gifts I've ever received.  So many …

No Pushing; Stop Pulling

  Calvin is nine in dog years, translated to human time - he is about 52ish.  Maybe because he lived on a leash in hot Florida for the last three years, maybe because he is older and not as strong anymore, he wiped out in the MI winter snow.  Result:  torn miniscus or ACL.  Either …