Women of the ELCA Blog
I am finding myself at a crossroad. I do not know what the future has in store for me, but I trust that God has a plan and it will be revealed to me at the proper time.Why do I find myself at a crossroad? It’s because this is my final year of service toRead More »
Interesting that at a time when my eyes are rolling around in my head, National Public Radio presents a week-long series on stress. NPR’s research found that about 1 in 4 Americans had “a great deal of stress” in the previous month.
To say the least.
You see, Women of the ELCA staff are inRead More »
I need to confess. As a struggling saint and expert sinner, there are times when the sins I have committed come to mind; thoughts or dreams of some distant memory, or some broken relationship, or unkind words spoken in haste and they will weigh heavy on myRead More »
This organization and its executive director have continually reminded me where to find answers to most of my questions and, I daresay, your questions as well. It is theRead More »
My Facebook feed was all abuzz after the Supreme Court issued its ruling last Monday in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby. I was actually pleased to see the range of opinions expressed by friends. At least on Facebook, I don’t surround myself only with like-minded people.
Not surprisingly, IRead More »
While on a family road trip last month, we drove a bit on the National Road, the first major improved highway in the United States. Construction began in Cumberland, Maryland, and it would connect the Potomac and Ohio Rivers and became a gateway to the West for thousands of settlers. In time the road wasRead More »
It is now legal to carry concealed firearms in Illinois. On April 2 the Chicago Tribune reported that the Illinois State Police announced the previous day that they had denied concealed carry licenses to 327 applicants due to inadequate training from a firearms instructor. I appreciate the fact that there are standards.
Back in April IRead More »