A few weeks ago I was called by an “Unknown Number,” which turned out to be a university student from a local Christian college. I was part of a survey to find out what we did in The Christian Community for Youth Ministry.Read More
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Have we all been in the situation when a friend or loved one has shared something with us and we have had no idea what to say? We want to help them to feel better, stronger. We want to take their pain away. How in the world can we do that?Read More
During the activities of Holy Week I was part of a conversation where the following story was shared:
The person telling the story was out walking in their Rogers Park neighborhood when she saw across the street a young child about 9 or 10 years-old crying. The adult crossed the street calling to the child if they were all right, if they needed help.Read More
As a former Waldorf teacher I remember the first time that I was in the Sunday Service for the Children. The rightness and appropriateness for the children as well as the beauty and simplicity of the service for the school age children deeply impressed me.Read More
The seed holds within itself the essence of the plant, the true form of the plant until it can be reunited though warmth and water with its true, whole self - it hopes for it!
At this time of year we can experience the change from the noise and uniformity of the raindrop to the peace and individuality of the snowflake. The rain can be heard pounding on the windows until the snow takes over, floating softly to the earth and covering with the blanket of white, individually-formed flakes.Read More