I love books that help bring a human element to the often matter-of-fact style of Old Testament writing. It’s so easy to read the words and forget that these people … Continue reading Book Review: Miriam’s Song
It’s rare that a book holds my attention for long these days (who can concentrate with twin toddlers around?), but I finished this in less than twenty four hours. I … Continue reading Book Review: Facing the Dawn by Cynthia Ruchti
March 13th is the official “Coronaversary” for us because it’s the day that things started to shift in our family’s life. As that date approaches, I’ve been reflecting on all … Continue reading Coronaversary
Don’t let someone’s failure in the past prevent you from seeing what could be a beautiful future.
Last week, a couple of friends asked me how I manage to remain fairly objective with my observations of current events and I have been thinking about it ever since. … Continue reading Taking Steps Toward Objectivity
(This is an expanded version of a Facebook status I posted earlier today because I keep thinking of things I should have said, and I felt it was worthy of … Continue reading Assumptions and Where I Actually Stand
My birthday always coincides with the time most people spend reflecting on the previous year, so I get away with only reflecting once. 😉 This year has been one of … Continue reading This is Thirty-Eight
In September, I was told it was “improbable but not impossible” to see SB983 progress because of our many delays (and a global pandemic). I took that as a challenge. … Continue reading Signed by Governor Wolf
This spreadsheet has been part of my daily life for over four years. I meticulously gathered contact info for all 253 elected officials, kept track of committees, when I contacted … Continue reading Sweet Relief
Even just two weeks ago I was seriously questioning the outcome of SB983. I felt so uncertain after it seemingly became a partisan issue in the Human Services committee, and … Continue reading SB983 – PASSED UNANIMOUSLY!