Tag: snow

Joyce Rupp’s Changing the Landscape

As part of my own Lenten study time this season, I have been reading My Soul Feels Lean: Poems of Loss and Restoration by Joyce Rupp.   Thank goodness for this poet of the spirit, for this singer of human psalms.  I have especially appreciated…

lessons learned: what snowy daffodils can teach us about resilience

One summer evening when I was 10-years-old, my family joined in a neighborhood gathering.  The parents sat on a patio chatting and fanning themselves while the children ran around the yard chasing lightning bugs.  At one point, a boy my age came over and…

lessons learned: craving winter

For the past two weeks, I have been working in Wisconsin, in the middle of 2 snow storms and frigid temperatures, and I have loved it.  Seriously.  I don’t know if my soul has just craved a real winter for so long that it…