community, spiritual life

Liking my neighbor

“You've made this day a special day, by just your being you. There's no person in the whole world like you, and I like you just the way you are.” Fred Rogers, creator of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, an American television show Dumb cane. Pretty house plant or the roots of community? There's a widower a… Continue reading Liking my neighbor

community, spiritual life

Loving others — lavishly!

"I wanna live like there's no tomorrow, love like I'm borrowed time. It's good to be alive." Jason Gray, American contemporary-Christian songwriter/singer If the love of Jesus is in your heart, it can "bearly" be contained. Put a bear in your car, your window, your doorway or on your porch. That's one of the newest… Continue reading Loving others — lavishly!

community, spiritual life, women

A tiny dose of perspective

While I was interviewing nuns ranging from age 45 to 101 for this piece, I was intrigued. I am not a Roman Catholic, but I discovered that church ladies are church ladies. We all kind of look, think and behave alike. Seriously. 🙂 Today's Weelunk magazine post takes a look at a community of nuns… Continue reading A tiny dose of perspective

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Boomers vs. Millennials, or not

“I suppose every generation has a conceit of itself which elevates it, in its own opinion, above that which comes after it. " Margaret Oliphant, Scottish romance novelist, 1828-1897 It’s hard to turn on a computer or flip through a periodical in the U.S. these days without coming across a cartoon or meme or even… Continue reading Boomers vs. Millennials, or not