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The Joys of Motherhood

Posted on October 21, 2021 in

by Laura Booz The knitting club donates hats for the babies born at our local hospital. The nurses select “just the right” hat for each baby. They had a hard time finding a hat to fit my newborn preemie. It wasn’t because he…

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Peculiar Photographs

Posted on October 19, 2021 in

by Jayme H. Mansfield I couldn’t sleep the other night. Peaceful slumber evaded me as images of people, places, and past events fluttered and spiraled in my mind. Throughout the day, I tackled the monumental job of sorting throu…

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MTL Intersection | Music Washes the Soul

Posted on October 18, 2021 in

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Serve the List, or Enlist to Serve?

Posted on October 14, 2021 in

by Rhonda Rhea List-maker, list-maker, make me a list. But wait, make it for someone else, not me. Because I already have eight thousand lists of my own, thanks. A family member told me the other day that my stacks upon stacks of …

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Time to Travel Light

Posted on October 12, 2021 in

by Elaine Helms She asked as only a sister can, “Why are you keeping that?” We were looking at a fading spumoni wrapper from a treat bought in Italy on a trip with our parents. I had to admit, I didn’t know why I had kept th…

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MTL Intersection | Three Crucial Elements for Life’s Long Climb

Posted on October 11, 2021 in

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Blending Your Family Communication

Posted on October 8, 2021 in

by Susan G Mathis The challenges of communicating well in a blended family are many. Past hurts, current perceptions, expectations, and fears or frustrations affect communicating well. The adjustment process is a long and winding …

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History As Ammunition

Posted on October 7, 2021 in

by Robert Tracy McKenzie There are good ways and bad ways to pay attention to the past, and the debate over America’s Christian roots brings out the very worst. The wonder is that we learn anything at all from it. Because so muc…

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