Up until the stroke of midnight last night, Lorraine, my host in Washington, IA, and I talked about windows for change. What a timely topic...
For the past eleven years, I have been running my heart out. I have been in a…Continue
Men in Missouri wear overalls. I’m talking, blue jean overalls, dirty from the fields, or simply just worn as the regular ol’ casual everyday article of clothing. I have never seen so many men in overalls in my life. Just like us city folk wear suits to work every day, men, ages, I would guesstimate, 40 to 85, wear overalls. At HyVee, the local grocery chain, I saw men in overalls. Early this morning at the community gym, I saw…Continue
Sister Ginger tells me on our drive back from Greensburg, KS, on a pitch black night, that the only way to reach peace in the world is by finding peace within and with your own self. “In here,” she says with a graceful, yet deliberate hand over her chest (or wherever her soul rests), “here is where there needs to be peace. How else will we each be able to bring goodness into the world without…Continue
“One hour!!!” read the text message I received from Kalli, an 8th grader at Dalhart Jr. High School, at 1:35pm today. Kalli is one of my biggest fans, full of spunk and energy herself, and she was getting really excited for my return to her school. Shelby, the cutest 8th grader you could ever imagine, with long brown hair and brown freckles spotted upon her pale white nose, also knew I was coming back. Her text to me that…Continue