It was as much a conscious decision as it was a door that closed abruptly. It was shocking, jolting us awake and forcing us to see the world around us. When we really looked, we noticed things. We saw everything that had been distorted when filtered through the lens of evangelical Christianity. We saw people who were being overlooked and neglected by so-called caring churches.
Oh the songs. All it takes is a couple of words. Two notes. Puff the Magic Dragon lives by the sea… Bananas in Pajamas, are going down the stairs… Her name is Rio and she dances on the sand…. Millions of peaches, peaches for free… Not much. Just enough to allow my daughter and I […]
I don’t make new year’s resolutions. The new year always causes us to focus on the things we haven’t done, or on those things we did do but wish we hadn’t. They manifest themselves as goals and given the title Resolution to make us more likely to follow through. A week or a month may pass […]
Along with the aromas of turkey and potatoes and pie, holiday mulled wine shares an equal space in the palette of aromas here during the holidays. Wine is a nice table beverage, but mulled wine takes this beverage up a step to that of a comforting, warm pre-dessert drink. It’s so easy to make and […]