A Surprising Stick of Comfort

What do you do when you’re sitting in church, the message has been deeply moving, and you hear someone sobbing behind you? o Ignore it and hope they stop. o Pretend to ignore it—but quietly pray for them. o Hope someone else sees them and brings them a tissue. o Ask them if there’s anything you can do. When the     read more

3 Reasons to Love Falling Leaves

Do you rake, blow away, bag and shred, compost, mow, or justignore the blanket of red and gold covering every horizontal surface outdoors as leaves fall to the ground? Whatever you do or don’t do with the leaves of autumn—here are three things to consider regarding the unavoidable shedding of the trees. 1. Think of leaves as free, organic fertilizer     read more