Giving Thanks for a New Year

If we look closely at the world, we can see two timelines unfolding side by side, moment by moment. First, you have the worldly timeline. We all know about that one. It’s the one that brings us headlines about bombings in Paris and in Bangladesh. It’s where we hear about mass shootings in Colorado Springs….

The Hunt for Easter

Nearly every year, I find myself standing with a bunch of other parents partaking in a familiar Easter ritual—the Easter egg hunt. We wait while the children are split into age groups and then for the organizers to give the signal that starts the search. It got me to thinking about my older daughter’s first…