The season is turning from winter into spring. My heart and head is following suit, stretching my heart and my mind to encompass new things. Summer will be here with days filled with beach trips, end of school year concerts and Christmas preparations. Before that merry-go-round starts I’m determined to use this time of spring… Continue reading A new thing
Welcome back! Apologies for the delay in programming. I’ve been on an unexpected sabbatical of sorts for the last few months. Some significant health challenges for our family and some major upheavals in the social justice work I’m involved with resulted in me dropping some balls. This, sadly, being one of them. Ironically, during this season I have… Continue reading The Winter of My Disconnect
by Cheryl Moses For all my single girls, marrieds without kids and for your precious sisters whose wombs will forever be empty…. As Mother’s Day approaches I often find myself a bit nostalgic. Everyone is making plans for the day – celebrations, surprises, and family gathering, but not me, and I’m okay with that. My… Continue reading I am a mother & so are you
by Miriam Jessie A reflection that is for all women as we approach Mother’s Day. As a mother the idea of Mother’s Day delights me, but in a church context I both love and tremble at bringing this celebration through the doors and into the church. In every ‘Happy Mother’s Day’, I am reminded of… Continue reading A Mother’s Day Reflection for ALL Women
Grab a cuppa. Get comfy and watch. Surprisingly moving documentary from companions in the faith.
By EMMA CRAUFORD It has occurred to me that when it comes to raising children, nothing can actually prepare you for each new season. I don’t like this. If at all possible, I would prefer 12 months notice on All Issues That Will Arise with each of my children. Then I could plan, research, study,… Continue reading to love and to feed them
by MEREDITH DONKIN That morning I had been up at 5 a.m. getting one child to a dance rehearsal, another to work and myself to an 8 a.m. board meeting. This is what time volunteers for a charity meet. The Glamour. Later, having rushed out of the board meeting, picked up more kids from home,… Continue reading when oceans rise