The story of any one of us is in some measure the story of us all. ~Frederick Buechner

Posts from the ‘Reflection’ category

Wally Bytnar herding geese and goslings from the Weiss Hospital parking lot in Chicago.

Goose on the Loose!

The call went out one Saturday morning for help at the emergency room—that is the parking lot where Wally Bytnar was trying to corral a herd…

I am Reminded

I keep a blog on writing and memories. One of my treasured memories is Deeply Rooted, a weekend event for women. Deeply Rooted for me was…

Nolan the Star Thrower

Fifteen years ago, I went to the hospital with some abdominal pain. I wasn’t sure what was happening, but what I thought was happening was an…

Standing at the Door

At the end of her sermon a few weeks ago, Wendi Kaiser spoke the words of Revelation 3:20 “Here I am, I stand at the door…

Summers in Chicago

Jumping off the rocks at Montrose Harbor. Nights around the patio campfire roasting marshmallows. Gallery openings at Everybody’s Coffee. Experiencing a resident from the shelter getting…

Goose Herding

Six baby geese hatched high up, living precariously on the edge of the Weiss Hospital rooftop. Because it can take anywhere from 2–3 months until they…