Desensitized

In high school I took a class as a freshman called economics – or something of the like.  One word that stuck from Mr. Dawgert and his thick Queens accent was desensitized.  If I didn’t learn anything else from that class other than that word, he taught me...

Glimpses of God’s Presence

Just a few hours ago, as I was warming up some leftovers from yesterday and having a bite to eat, I stumbled on some pictures on Facebook. They were pictures of a community meal called Soup’s On! A set of Soup’s On! pictures shows up on Facebook on a monthly basis....

That Kind of Day!

It’s been that kind of day! – I’m sure you know them, too: You have so much to do and so little time. Your calendar is jammed packed with meetings and events and responsibilities. And your little ones demand, demand, and demand one more time – and of course, they need...

Memories

Once there was a little girl who was getting excited about Christmas. It was mid-December and she knew that Baby Jesus would soon leave some plainly wrapped packages under what looked like a Charlie Brown Christmas tree. Not that she had any idea what a Charlie Brown...

Hope

Who went shopping on Friday? Who has all their Christmas shopping done? This is part of who we are as an American society – we have everything at our fingertips – or at least within 15 miles or so of Port.  Some stores are open 24 hours a day to meet our needs, so if...