Tag Archives: Religion and Spirituality

In The Presence of Angels–Beth Trissel

When my friend, Liz, was a child and very ill she says she awoke from a fevered sleep to find an angel seated at the edge of her bed.  Its face was human-like but the features were more angular than ours and … Continue reading

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Who Truly Are the Most Beautiful People?

My daughter Alison shared this quote with me from the renowned psychiatrist Elisabeth Kübler-Ross and I loved it, so am sharing her wise words with you.

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Spooky Tale for Halloween and A Giveaway

This seems like an appropriate time of year to repost the account of the poltergeist in our old farm-house.  Settle in for a ghost story and keep the lights on. About nine years ago, my young adult son moved into … Continue reading

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Old Order Mennonites in The Shenandoah Valley

Yesterday I worked in the garden as horse and buggies clipped by on their way to a wedding in the Old Order Mennonite Church.  Many of our neighbors are Old Order Mennonites, gentle, hard-working people, and good friends to us.  The … Continue reading

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