The school nurse.

The school the girls are now attending has, among other things, a full time school nurse. I can literally count on one finger the times the girls have needed medical attention at school prior to this year. However, this year we are tormenting the school nurse. Her and I have had some down and dirty…

Laid low with grief.

When you are connected in a community, you share an emotional bond. When there is tension, everyone can feel it regardless if they are directly involved or not. It is the same with joy, excitement and challenge. But a community is never more united than when they are in grief together. This past Sunday one…

Ash Wednesday

Today I was supposed to be in class touring 5 different churches and participating in worship….getting my ashes, reflecting on Lent. Instead I was sitting in two different hospitals helping my sister and nephew navigate health scares. Seems like this was the real reason I was supposed to be here this week.