A Christmas Story about Advocacy and Failure and Kittens

A cat had kittens in our building about a month ago. We were alerted to this by our neighbor. The cat is fiercely protective, constantly foraging for food and growling lest one of us gets too close to her precious offspring. There are three kittens - two jet black and one with some orange stripes … Continue reading A Christmas Story about Advocacy and Failure and Kittens

Monday Morning Resilience

  In the United States there has been another mass shooting. As bad as it is to wake up and hear this news, it is nothing compared to those who lived through it and are even now trying to make sense of the horror. I began the day by reading about refugees and resilience. The … Continue reading Monday Morning Resilience

In a Few Short Moments

There are moments when I realize how much I don't get about courage, about resilience, about living in grace despite circumstances. In my sometimes whiny little world and mind I think I know these things, I think I can explain and write about them, analyze and describe. And then I hear a story that expands … Continue reading In a Few Short Moments