**This is a repost of a piece that I shared WAY back in 2018 when these wonderful, winged friends first appeared. That it is still relevant here in 2022 really says something!**
I was delighted to have Tom Gibson step into my office this week with … read more.
The games are perfectly playable with bland gray pieces. There’s nothing necessary about the process of painting the miniatures. But it’s a satisfying process. And the end result is something that usually brings us pride and delight.
I often help fund games that have a lot … read more.
There were dozens of fireflies in our back yard one evening. I saw the blinking glow through a window, stopped whatever movie I was watching, and stood looking out at their slow strobing on and off.
Then I went outside to be in the midst of … read more.
I’ve been thinking a lot about courage and resilience. Those weren’t quite the words I was looking for, but I started there. It hardly needs mentioning why these words seem like important personal resources. The challenges facing so many of us in Cleveland, in Ohio, … read more.
If you don’t know the movie Ratatouille––a Pixar film about a rat who is a chef––you’ve missed a really beautiful reflection on the worthiness of everyone. See it if you haven’t.
In this particular story, Pixar does something unusual by developing two villains who both end … read more.
I know the picture doesn’t clarify, but that hourglass is set to 10:15am. And that congregant is realizing that worship is about to start at its new time!
If you’ve served as a delegate for General Assembly, you probably know that there are usually several things … read more.
For the first time in a long time, we’ll be having a Summer Sunday morning YRE class for elementary age students! Our awesome teacher, Amy Schwabauer will be leading our exploration of a Magical Summer (based on a new curriculum from Soul Matters).
This will take … read more.
My hope for these posts is to bring something engaging and ennobling from the world of digital media (or old media that is now available digitally) to people so they have something nourishing to chew on. My hope for that is always to find something … read more.
I love the photo history of America from around the Civil War. For a monumental shift in a nation’s social makeup, the pulling down of a centuries-long enslavement of a whole people, a military conflict on an enormous scale and the advent of technologies, including … read more.