Gathering

This is the power of gathering: it inspires us, delightfully, to be more hopeful, more joyful, more thoughtful: in a word, more alive.—Alice Waters The trudging through a year of a destructive virus and a week living through a historic cold weather event, the separation from illness and ice, the layered-effect straining us past anContinue reading “Gathering”

This Time

We fell into a rhythm of holidays and seasonal change, cool to cold days, gray skies and pearl moon evenings with games, bonfires, and homecoming parades.   We gathered and shared food, stories, gifts, fellowship. We reached across the table,  held hands when we prayed,  pressed in together, cheek  to cheek when we arrived  andContinue reading “This Time”