Play Ball!
Perspectives

Play Ball!

Happiness filled Wrigley Field. It rang out in laughter, in chatter, in cheers. It reverberated in the organ music, in the shout of the hotdog man, in the crack of the bat. You could see it in the steps of the grounds keepers as they raked the baselines. You could feel it in the flap…

Hymn of My Heart
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Hymn of My Heart

The sanctuary was silent. The doors shuttered since March, so I have not been inside our church since. Because of the pandemic, we are worshiping online or outside in an effort to protect each other as well as our community. Still, I miss it so. I miss the fellowship of prayer, I miss the peaceful…

We Need a Hug
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We Need a Hug

It’s the hugs I miss most. Joyous bear hug greetings, gentle squeezes of love, and lingering arm-wrapped farewells. All have disappeared like a loose kite on the breeze since the coronavirus took over in mid-March. And if you’re a hugger, like I am, then you feel the loss of those sweet embraces from family and…