At the fence

Some days when I need a moment to myself, I'll pull a chair into the back of the yard and watch the chickens. And just as I feel my tension ease, I'll hear a voice. Someone calling me over to the fence to ask about the chickens. The girls have become quite a spectacle. We …

A new beginning

In many cultures around the world, eggs and — in particular — chicks are symbolic of new life and rebirth. So picking up two new chicks today couldn't have happened at a better time. In recent days, I have faced serious struggles. I walked into the heart of the storm, and somehow emerged on the …