Thanksgiving Tale

As Thanksgiving approaches, I’m excited to gather with family and friends, eat good food, play music, and relax. My kids live away from home now, so I’m especially looking forward to spending a few days with them. We always celebrate the holiday with friends who have children the same ages. We grew up together, the … Continue reading Thanksgiving Tale

Baptism Musings

Sun streams in the stained-glass windows, creating mottled patterns of red and purple on the faces of the people standing in front of the sanctuary. One of them holds a baby girl in a lace dress and tights, a tiny corsage on each shoe. “By what name will you call this child?” the minister asks, … Continue reading Baptism Musings

Who are you calling “deplorable”?

Dear Hillary, You have no right to call anyone “deplorable”, not half of the Trump supporters, not even a tenth, not one. Deplore their actions or their values if you want, but to call citizens of this country “deplorable” insults them and tramples on their fundamental rights. It is definitely not Presidential. I am a … Continue reading Who are you calling “deplorable”?