Category: Faith

Maggie and the Rabbit

Maggie bolted out the door this morning when I went to sit on the deck for my quiet time.  She loves laying in the cool morning grass. When she was a puppy, I had to be vigilant about watching her because she would take… Continue Reading “Maggie and the Rabbit”

Communion

Communion is a joyful time at our church. For so many years, I was used to a different way of celebrating communion.  A somber, sober way.  A stay-in-your-seat kind of way.  A contemplative, inward-looking way. Not that those are bad things.  Communion — eating… Continue Reading “Communion”

Knowing My Name

“You’re the lady with the dog,” a woman said to me at church the other day. “The dog with the fish?”  I responded, half-questioning, half completing her sentence. “That’s right,” she said excitedly. Our dog is famous around Greene.  She carries a toy, usually… Continue Reading “Knowing My Name”

My Inner Porcupine

One of the most precious lessons I have learned (and am still learning) from my mother’s Alzheimer’s is not to take things personally.  I have such a tendency to do that!  When people say or do little things, and sometimes big things, that are… Continue Reading “My Inner Porcupine”