blogging, spiritual life

Looking at love

Hey, JOY Journal friends! If Valentine’s Day has your thoughts turning toward love, you may enjoy my February micro-blog posts on Facebook @ noraedingerbooks. Like and follow that page to have a look at God’s love delivered fresh to your newsfeed. If you’re not on Facebook, these Fresh Mercy posts also scroll at the bottom… Continue reading Looking at love

spiritual life

Depends on who’s looking

“One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture, and, if it were possible, to speak a few reasonable words.” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, German writer, Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship Never before has our family engaged in such vigorous debate of artistic merit. It all started when mom and… Continue reading Depends on who’s looking

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

spiritual life

Vegans kicked down the door

“Right is right even if no one is doing it; wrong is wrong even if everyone is doing it.” St. Augustine "Remember," my youngest daughter whisper-hissed at me from across the restaurant table. She was eyeing the rather handsome server who was headed our way. "You're vegan. " The italics were necessary in her voice and… Continue reading Vegans kicked down the door