Attitude: Do I have a choice?

Attitude: Do I have a choice?

I am convinced that one can choose one’s attitude. A familiar story goes way back.  Many speakers and preachers draw upon this ancient parable to inspire their followers toward higher ground in thinking and attitude.  The tale goes like this: There once was a traveler...
WGA Zooms Along

WGA Zooms Along

During the federal and state stay-at-home guidelines, Where Grace Abounds (WGA) has continued to meet.   It is the lifeblood of our ministry to provide opportunities for people to support one another and to experience interaction with the hearts and minds of WGA staff...
Family Matters

Family Matters

I have family on my mind.  Mine and those of WGA group members and our supporters.  Spurred on by an article in the Atlantic, and leaning heavily on one of David Brooks’ illustrations, I want to remind us all that Family Matters. The Nuclear Family In his recent...
Jesus Calls Mary Back to Basics Again

Jesus Calls Mary Back to Basics Again

Reading books, and discussing the points raised by the author; leapfrogging off each other’s thoughts and reactions with even further exploration—now that’s what I call fun!  Two times a week I am thus engaged. Currently, one of the sessions is focused on Bible study...
Epstein and You: Closure in the Absence of Justice

Epstein and You: Closure in the Absence of Justice

Jeffrey Epstein is in the news again, or still and again to be precise. Notoriety and intrigue follow the accused pedophile even after his “alleged suicide,” or “alleged murder,” (depending on whether you trust the forensic professional who did the autopsy or place...