Jerry, Alabama and me

Jerry’s first week in Alabama has been good. He is exhausted in the evenings when he calls. He has been cutting up trees that were blown over, fixing roofs and cleaning up houses that were flooded. He is working with four other men for MDS, a disaster relief organization headquartered…

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Book Club

I have always loved to read and I was thrilled recently when I heard two friends, Pearl and Mary talking about starting a book club, so I volunteered to do it at my house. We had our first meeting, basically a brain-storming session, last week. A lot of my friends…

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Chocolate and God

God gave us… God gave us the sun and the stars and the winds, and people worshiped the sun and the stars and the winds, instead of the God who made them. Then God gave us the Law (in the Bible) and people worshiped the Law instead of the God…

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Gulf Coast

I have been sad at all the destruction and sadness in the south, wondering what can be done to help. Jerry has wanted to go help since the day of the hurricane. I want him to be able to go, but I don’t know if I want him to not…

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Fragrance

“Help me, wherever I may be, to spread your perfume. May I preach you without preaching – without words but with my example, through the force of attraction, the example of my actions, the obvious fullness of love that carries my heart to you” Mother TheresaIn order to spread the…

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