COVID-19 and Easter
Ever since we started hearing about the Coronavirus, life as we knew it started to change. Over these weeks, we have been given the opportunity to focus on what has changed or focus on what has remained the same. As I'm writing these words on a Sunday morning, I hear the sound of horses on the road outside our house and I see the horse and buggies of our Amish neighbors on their way to church. For these individuals who place a value of "sameness" they continue to gather for S
Last week as I was immersed with the ever changing news as the daily news briefings on the local, state, national and global levels gave a bleaker picture of life, I began to focus on the restrictions being placed on us. Here in PA, K-12 schools were closed on March 13 for two weeks. Since then, businesses were limited and then later we were informed that many businesses will need to close with penalties being given to those who do not. Life as we defined as a normal was t
Who Am I?
This question is like a door that opens one's heart to possibilities of growth. Recently I read the following words: “...Jesus taught from the conviction that we human beings are victims of a tragic case of mistaken identity. The person I normally take myself to be—that busy, anxious little “I” so preoccupied with its goals, fears, desires, and issues—is never even remotely the whole of who I am, and to seek the fulfillment of my life at this level means to miss out on the bi