Monthly Archives: February 2017

The Hardest Kind of Love

Hatred.  Loathing. Extreme dislike.  In 2016, an Iowa man was convicted of stomping on and kicking the head of an African-American victim (FBI). In Chicago that same year, four young African Americans were charged with beating a mentally- disabled man, making … Continue reading

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Lessons for Life

As I watch my grandchildren learn social skills, I am reminded that the way we relate to one another has to be taught.  I remember helping Emma learn the concept of taking turns. You throw the ball. Now it’s Grandma’s … Continue reading

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She Never Left the Temple – Naomi Kraenbring

Yesterday morning as I drove Hannah and Moriah to dance class, with NPR on the car radio, Moriah gently asked if I could change the station to Christmas music. While I regrettably could not honor her request, since holiday songs … Continue reading

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Missing the Mark

Sandy was recovering from surgery, so her sister Camille came to visit and take care of her. Camille knew her sister well and knew how she liked her meals cooked, her laundry done, and her home cared for.  So Camille … Continue reading

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