Vaccination Conversation

I was sinking into the security of being unmasked in the supermarket, restaurants, and well-ventilated clothing stores. Fully vaccinated, I felt safe with this new level of freedom; another step forward into normalcy. Then came the halting words: Delta variant, breakthrough infection. Here we go again: one step forward, two steps back. We’ve passed the … [Read more…]


“Have you got your shots yet?” “Got my first one last week.” “I’ve got both—what a weight off my shoulders. I’m feeling relieved and hopeful.” For many of us, the re-entry process has begun. Re-entry into a more normal life: not so much back to normal, but to what most folks are calling the new … [Read more…]

My Lessons From Last Year

I’m not a patient person by nature. I like things to go my way. When I pray, “Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done,” I prefer the new abridged version, “Thy kingdom come, my will be done.” Well, 2020 taught me the error of my ways. Much as I had believed that my will controlled … [Read more…]