A Teacher’s Summer Syllabus

By Jane Highley Summer has finally arrived, and like many teachers, I am already basking in the freedom of a...

Comfortable or Flourishing

By Todd Hill When Ethan was in preschool, he was told to draw a picture of his family. He did...

Hospitality

by Charlotte Gleason My husband, Jamie, grew up in the type of small town depicted in countless country songs. Wildlife...

Muddy Feet

By Debbie Shope I was reading about the Exodus recently and was struck by the idea that the waters parting,...

Mother-Daugher Overnight

By Sarah Gammage I am not a big “retreat person.” But when my daughter asked me to go spend some...

Spring Has Sprung

By Tim Shaw When we moved from New England to Pennsylvania, we arrived in July, in the middle of a...

Trust Gravity

By Ward Shope Probably every family develops or passes on silly sayings to the next generation. When my father wanted...

What I Know Now

By Jane Highley I used to think that, as the daughter of a Presbyterian pastor, my sins could never really...

A Night with the Julianis

By Todd Hill On Sunday Night, April 2, Angelo and Barbara Juliani came and spoke to a group of about...

Walk on the Waves

By Melanie Kauffman We’ve all been there. Life is going well, and then suddenly you’re faced with a challenge that...