Chronic Illness | Mental Health | Miscellaneous

Monday Monday

February 19, 2019
Cloudy day in Portland

Monday was definitely a Monday. I sat all day and watched patiently for the promised weather forecast–sunbreaks. Yet, they never made a showing. Just one or two would have made all the difference in the world outside my window. Nothing but gray skies, a chill in the air, reports of freezing fog early morning. None […]

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Changes | Landscapes | Social Issues

Reflection on Changing Landscapes

September 20, 2017

As we move from summer to autumn, changes appear all around us. We notice changes in tree colors, smells in the air, cooler temperatures, and the length of days. We even note changes in how our bodies feel.

A larger scope allows us to see larger and often destructive changes all around us. Hurricanes Harvey and Irma and raging wildfires across our country left much destruction. In our treatment of each other, we sense the destruction of community.

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