Tag: birds

lessons learned: raising chicks and raising teens–going back to the basics (a Mother’s Day meditation)

This week has truly been one of the fullest that I can remember in recent years.  We began our week with getting baby chicks and ended it with  a 3-day middle school musical and a 2-service Youth Sunday.  In the mix, we also had…

the blessing of today

What We Need Is Here Geese appear high over us, pass, and the sky closes. Abandon, as in love or sleep, holds them to their way, clear in the ancient faith: what we need is here. And we pray, not for new earth or…

early morning turkeys and thoughts on giving thanks

Do you ever have one of those threads of thought where you begin with one item and end up 8 degrees of separation later at something totally different?  Well, this morning as I was traveling home from taking my daughter to school, I saw…