From: http://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2017/05/24/529831472/trump-wants-families-on-food-stamps-to-get-jobs-the-majority-already-work When President Trump’s budget director, Mick Mulvaney, unveiled the administration’s budget blueprint earlier this week, which calls for significant cuts to food stamps, he noted that the aim of the budget was to get people working. “If you’re on food stamps and you’re able-bodied, we need you to go to work. If you’reContinue reading “I Couldn’t Have Said It Better Myself”
Regardless of whether you are pro choice or pro life, I have a question for you: What would happen if Roe vs Wade were repealed? As one who belongs to Jesus, I have wrestled with this a lot. I know that the hope is, abortion would end. That is not borne out in history,Continue reading “A Painful Dilemma”
Something wonderful happens when people get together to share music. There’s a synergy about it that makes the warmth and delight so much greater than the songs themselves. I think that is my favorite thing about recitals. They are gatherings of people ranging in age from 6 to 60-ish, all performing the ppieces theyContinue reading “RECITAL”
Even after the snow on the ground has melted, there are brave testimonies of its recent presence; proud sculptures that reflect the creativity of children: Snowmen…or is the PC term “snowpeople”? They stand in yards all around town, wearing hats and scarves, some made of leaves. (Hmmm, I wonder if that’s to keep the coldContinue reading “SNOWMEN…PEOPLE(?)”
Soft, white fairies dance and spin; Never hesitating On their way to the ground Where a blanket spreads far and wide; Fresh and cold, Laid out so evenly And bright with crystal jewels; Known for its beauty and delight; Enveloping happy children as they play in it; Snowmen and angels left behind as evidence.