Fasting and Feasting
February 16, 2023 | Melissa Riggs
“Make sure you go out and celebrate.” My mom has spoken these words to me more than once in my adult life, but I remember them one time specifically.
Flowers in the Dark
February 8, 2023 | Kevin Perry
Around this time a year ago on a chilly gray-skied day, I stood beside a fresh grave. The husband of the woman who died grabbed me by the arm as I was leaving and said these words to me: “There are no flowers anywhere….did you notice?”
Built to Last
February 1, 2023 | Rob Bloss
My earliest memory of designing and building anything was in 7th grade woodshop. My future as a skilled tradesman ended under the level eye of Mr. Helzer. He took one look at the wobbly night stand I had fashioned and proceeded to dismantle it...
January 25, 2023 | Chad Vinson
One of my favorite games to play as a child was hide and seek. The screams of everyone shouting “not it” still ring in my head. Even from a young age hiding has always been the preferred choice.
The Time Given Us
January 18, 2023 | Carrie Henry
Having recently turned the calendar from 2022 to 2023, this is an opportunity to pause and reflect on how you and I steward the time given us.