Cathy Ginder

Vive el Momento

In my last post, I discussed the power of routine. To be sure, it would be hard to raise a family our size without it. In managing eight schedules, I certainly lean more towards routine than not. Like most things in life though, there are two ditches, one on either side of the road. It …

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Now is Eternity

Our eldest disappeared over the crest of the hill. His younger brother followed him. One by one the kids made their way out of my sight. It was early spring and the ground had suddenly awakened. The sky was a dazzling blue, the grass was vibrant, and the clouds – the clouds felt so close …

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A Winter of Solitude

Zzzzz. My left wrist vibrated. I took in another deep breath. Thud, thud, left, right, left, right. My feet went onward into the darkness. The early morning winter air was crisp, but refreshing. I wonder what mile that was? I didn’t check. I still felt new to smartwatch technology, but embraced the spontaneity it offered. …

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The Family Nobody Wanted

“We Americans can’t keep one tenth of our population in an inferior position, just because their ancestors were once enslaved…and still be a healthy democracy. It isn’t Christian and it isn’t democratic, and most of us claim to be both.” – Carl Doss (Doss, 1954, p. 187-188) I read a delightful book recently, apparently somewhat …

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