Word to the Wise

Word to the Wise

Silent No More! Women are telling their stories of sexual assault. The stories often trigger memories in other women. They feel invisible tears winding through a dark silence that may have lasted for decades. The pain has been too great to allow it to come into the...
Word to the Wise

Word to the Wise

August was vacation month for many.  Family visits and reunions everywhere!  We wrap our grandmotherly love around young ones, and wonder what the future holds for them.  We know that their rights are threatened by the so-called “pro-life” movement.  We know that the...
Word to the Wise: Motherhood

Word to the Wise: Motherhood

Mother’s Day and Memorial Day—Both days can raise a mixture of responses. For many, Mother’s Day is a day of celebration. For others, it can be a difficult holiday.  It honors the women who gave birth to children or adopted them. It lifts up the mothering they gave...
Word to the Wise: Mother Nature

Word to the Wise: Mother Nature

Mother Nature April- Spring arrives.   Daffodils trumpet the news.   Birds return from their winter grounds. Fruit trees blossom. Farmers plant their crops.   New little lambs and calves nuzzle up against their mothers.   The Earth, our mother, feeds us, nurtures us,...