Friday Five: the times they are a changin’

My life is overflowing with transitions at this time: losing a beloved family homestead, welcoming a new grandchild, starting a new call next month, packing up our home in anticipating of a move 1000 miles away… Those are the markers that are easy to identify. Inner transitions are taking place, too, which leads me to… Read More

Friday Five: Unexpected Events Edition

I’m filling in for Anne Wolf Fraley today This is a bittersweet post, as this is my last time posting with RevGals. I know this comes as a surprise to many of you, and perhaps there are better ways to share this information, but here we are. The reason I’m leaving is that I’ve accepted… Read More

Friday Five: Sick Edition

At some point over winter or as spring approaches, we find ourselves sick with a cold, upper respiratory infection, influenza, stomach bug or other ailment.  Even though we wash our hands and take our vitamins, our human bodies will pick up germs somewhere along the way.  Or maybe we have a chronic health condition which… Read More

Friday Five: Needing an Epiphany

Recently, I was watching the movie Wish I Was Here.  As the main character – a dad in his thirties – was facing a bit of a life crisis, he took his children to one of his happy places.  This location was one that led him to an epiphany.  His son asks him “what is an… Read More

Friday Five: Distractions

I confess that I’m about at my wit’s end.  Between violence at home and abroad (whether between ideologies or persons), the political screech that continues to dilute any notion of sensibility, and the personal vulnerability I’m experiencing as my mother’s life becomes reduced to a single room, I’m in need of some effective distraction.  How… Read More