I worked this morning and missed the inauguration of President Biden, but this evening, I had the opportunity to watch the entire replay. I am not going to talk about parties and divisions, but I want to say that I was heartened by the pastoral prayers, the scriptures quoted, and the singing of Amazing Grace and a quote from another hymn. I was impressed with the poem by Amanda Gorman, America’s first National Youth Poet Laureate, asking us to “leave behind a country better than we were.”Continue reading
I was too exhausted to write last night, so I’m covering Saturday and Sunday. The reason I was exhausted was because I was acting like a pioneer woman or a farmer’s wife. Continue reading
When Mark and I were researching churches in the area we found that there are not many in this tip of the peninsula, but Sturgeon Bay has both an LDS church and a Friends church. They both meet at 10:00 on Sunday morning, so since we’d been to Mark’s church last week, we went to the Friends Community Church this morning. Continue reading
Wow! I had quite the response to my request for the words to your favorite hymns! I received words to a number of hymns I don’t think I’ve ever heard before, but the words are wonderful. I’ll try seeing if I can find the hymns on Spotify or YouTube so I can hear the tunes. Thank you to all of you who sent me so many great hymns!
The summer is winding down and business has been so slow that most of the time there isn’t a need for two people in the office. The last couple days I’ve spent most of the day outside picking up trash by hand. Continue reading