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?

community, spiritual life

Standing with Tree of Life

"Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!" Psalm 133:1 Our city is close enough to Pittsburgh that few people here are more than two degrees of separation away from the Squirrel Hill neighborhood that experienced a mass killing at a synagogue this weekend. One neighbor's sister lives… Continue reading Standing with Tree of Life