A bright, effervescent 2-year-old was just adopted by her foster family. As I watched the adoption proceedings over a small screen, I was struck by the judge’s questions to the parents. Would they love and care for her as if she were their biological child? Would they support her through life’s many challenges? Would theyContinue reading “Adoption Day”
When a gruff nun called from Los Angeles to offer me a position teaching at a low-income high school for the year after I graduated college, I said yes. While I was raised in Silicon Valley and the Catholic and public schools I attended were all fairly affluent, how different could it be to teachContinue reading “How a Year of Service Broke Me Open”
Farmer’s markets are my happy place; they are such a delight for the senses. Peppers, berries, greens — you can see them artfully arranged, often in their color families. It is nature’s version of The Home Edit. Read more on the Grotto Network.
You can safely assume that you’ve made God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people that you do.Anne Lamott
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