Posts Tagged ‘Hope’

Light Workers

(posted by Jeanne on 2-07-2012)

A few months ago I had the pleasure of working alongside 7 other women to unpack a friend’s kitchen. I imagine that we were her “Table of eight:” The first hands women reach for in time of need. We formed an assembly line to unpack, wash, dry and put away everything from fine china to mixing bowls. I volunteered to wash and rinse since I find that job strangely calming. Like many mammas who came before us, we temporarily washed away larger problems by focusing on momentary solutions. Read more »

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Hope in a Hopeless World

(posted by Jeanne on 1-18-2012)

As we geared up for the Giants-Packers game last Sunday, I was reminded of the enormous sense of connection and community that sporting events provide. Amidst widespread social tension, grim economic forecasts, troubling international relations and an ailing environment, when game time approaches we put down our burdens Read more »

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The Promise of a New Day

(posted by Jeanne on 1-04-2011)

One promise that never comes into question is the promise of a new day. The sun rises again … no matter what. Ideally every one of us would recognize that promise and aspire to embrace it but, Read more »

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