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As The World Reopens

Back in May, the reader board outside our church read, “Tired of the mask? Get the vax.”  At that point, the coronavirus vaccine had begun widely available, and Covid numbers in Clark County were at last starting to drop as more and more people got vaccinated.  There were still restrictions on gatherings and the CDC still advised wearing face masks in public, especially for those not vaccinated.                 The good new for us now is that infections are still dropping,…

A Different Direction

Yesterday afternoon I took a walk around our neighborhood, something I do several times a week.  Except that yesterday I walked it in the opposite direction that I usually go.  I passed the same houses, admired the same flowers, covered exactly the same territory that I have walked more times than I can count.  But I did it facing a different direction than I usually walk.      I felt disoriented, off-balance.  It was awkward and confusing.  I was relieved when I…

He Came Without Bubble Wrap

On New Year’s Day Doug and I begin to take down our Christmas decorations.  I leave most of our Nativity sets up through January 6, Epiphany Day, but I did decide to take one down.  It was sitting on my dresser.  Our cats like to jump up on that dresser when they are trying to convince us to get up to feed them early in the morning and I was worried they would knock off the figures.  This is an…

Like A Tree

In late November as I walked along Hearthwood Boulevard a little tree caught my eye.  I saw a bit of green so I stopped to look more carefully. Just days earlier I had been admiring the reds and golds of leaves changing color, though by the time I saw this tree many had begun to lose their leaves.  Sure enough, however, this tree, was sending out small green leaves.  I took this photo that shows the green leaves in the…
Complicated Intersections

At the Corner of Intersectionality

Our world places us at a busy and complicated intersection. We face the challenge of learning how to become just, fair, equal, effective to all of those coming into our lives or just passing through. Acheiveing intersectionality, considering all intersections of a person, gives us richness and great promise.