Stepping Forward

Friday, Day Five We stand on the threshold of a twilight- whether morning or evening we do not know. One is followed by the night, the other heralds the dawn. ~ Mahatma Ghandi We all face an equally unknown future as we prepare to leave this threshold, no matter how the door closed behind us.… Continue reading Stepping Forward

Wait a Minute

Tuesday, Day Two We had taken our youth group on a mission trip to Newark, NY, where I was also serving on the volunteer staff there. After a hot day of mission work, our Toledo group walked to an ice cream shoppe for cool treats. I was eager to hear about their adventures and relax… Continue reading Wait a Minute


Monday Moment In my Father’s house there are many dwelling places. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? (John 14:2 NRSV) If heaven gives us options, I would choose a large porch with rockers, gliders, and wicker furniture with comfy cushions for my dwelling… Continue reading Porches


Friday In 2016, Jim and I were in Columbus, Ohio for a lovely June wedding of dear friends. Shortly after we had arrived, we were excited to learn that the Columbus Pride Parade was to be that same weekend! So on Saturday morning, we headed out to the streets with our flags and scarves to… Continue reading Fear