Ending and Beginning

Ending and Beginning… A Reflection from Deacon David   The tee-shirts and sweatshirts on sale throughout Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, including Ironwood, at the far western tip, are known for their creativity and irony (no pun intended—this has long been known as Iron Country, after all). I love the one that proudly proclaims: “The U.P.—where the ...

Living into Wholeness

From Deacon David…   Living into Wholeness I played whiffle ball at the lake with my grandson yesterday. It is shocking how much a 13-year old can grow in a year. He has become a serious threat as a third baseman. His brother, the 15-year old wrestler in the family—now taller than his mother—is both ...

A Guide to Mental Health for Seniors

A Guide to Mental Health for Seniors
This guest post is from Jason Lewis. Jason Lewis is a personal trainer who became the primary caretaker for his mother after surgery.  You can read more about him at strongwell.org.   A Guide to Mental Health for Seniors  In a recent article published by Lohud, senior centers insisted that stigmas associated with psychological counseling are simply ...

the Silence of Ordinary Time

A space large enough to encompass the wonder …from Deacon David Hello darkness, my old friend, I’ve come to talk with you again, Because a vision softly creeping, Left its seeds while I was sleeping, And the vision that was planted in my brain Still remains Within the sound of silence   The last three ...

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