community, spiritual life

America’s big-God problems

Some context for WordPress readers: This story posted today on Weelunk.com. The state in which I live has the highest rate of opioid overdose deaths in America. Nora Edinger  January 23, 2019 Editor’s note: In a continuing series about how valley residents express their spirituality, Weelunk hit the road with a trio of New Martinsville residents who… Continue reading America’s big-God problems

community, family life

Feast of Seven Fishes

Sharing a holiday foods piece featuring Italian-American traditions from Weelunk.com. A Fishy Family Feast Is Christmas Eve Tradition Nora Edinger December 21, 2018 On Monday, with Christmas Eve still a week away, local descendants of the Cerra family were already preparing for a blow-out holiday meal that will feature seafood. It’s not just about the… Continue reading Feast of Seven Fishes

community, spiritual life

God’s still calling

Pulling over a feature from Weelunk.com. If you've ever wondered if God's still calling people, here's the answer. Blessings!! Amanda and Matt with baby Jane Couple Trades Big Pay for Big Blessings  Nora Edinger  December 11, 2018 Editor’s note: As part of a continuing series on how Wheeling residents express their spirituality, today’s post features… Continue reading God’s still calling

community

Small towns, here and there

Bringing over the story of a new documentary about the universality of small towns from weelunk.com. Blessings! Nora Edinger   WHEELING, W.Va. -- The odds are good you’ll see someone you know on screen if you attend the Friday premiere of a feature documentary focused on Moundsville. Marc Harshman, state poet laureate, is among those… Continue reading Small towns, here and there

community, spiritual life

Is there a faith/church balance?

Readers interested in balancing individual faith and church accountability may enjoy this shortened version of a news feature I did for weelunk.com. It focuses on one young man's regional fight to bring a global pattern of sexual abuse within one church into the light and toward an end. Just going to the grocery store can… Continue reading Is there a faith/church balance?