Women of the ELCA Blog
When I was a young child, I loved musicals, including one called The Wiz, starring Diana Ross and Michael Jackson. At one point, the witch in The Wiz sang, “Don’t nobody bring me no bad news!” Lately, I’ve been in agreement with that one line. No bad news, please.
But my cell phone does notRead More »
This year started much like the last one ended—in a political fight with our dukes up.
We seem to argue daily: in conversations at home, in the workplace, and, yes, even in our houses of worship. People of faith are having trouble speaking civilly to one another as they hunker down in their respective political cornersRead More »
So I made the mistake of getting into a Facebook disagreement with a young relative over a news story about a movie star who voiced an opinion at an awards show. (When will I ever learn?)
Then I read the article my relative linked to, and I was surprised. It wasn’t a news story at all.Read More »
We are preparing to add one person to our 650-square foot condo in the city. Already, two humans, a dog and cat reside there.
My husband and I have done a lot of work over the years to keep this space usable and relaxing. We try not to bring in items that we don’t need. Instead,Read More »
What is there about gossiping that so many of us are drawn to it like a moth to a flame? Is it a guilty pleasure where we think there are no victims? As kids we’re taught not to tattle on others. As adults it seems like we do it all the time. Some ofRead More »
I am naive enough to still be shocked when I hear that some still think having an inaccessible business, church or campus is okay in today’s world.
I believe that it is every entity’s responsibility to be accessible to people living with disabilities. I also believe that these matters are not only the concern of peopleRead More »
The Bottom Line, a weekly newsletter where I work featured a headline: “New Year Resolutions . . . for the Birds!”
Why? Because each and every day begins with a new opportunity.
“For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a futureRead More »