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Joy in Truth
A person I respect once said to me, “the need for joy in a congregation is highly overrated.” I thought he was wrong when he said it, and I still think he is wrong.
Author: Linda Soller | Feb 27, 2017

You don't have to hug a tree
You know you don’t have to hug a tree to demonstrate an appreciation of the natural world around you. But did you know that tree hugging as a political statement goes back to the early 1700s when people in Bishnoi villages in India literally hugged the trees in their village so the government would not chop them all down?
Author: Linda Soller | Feb 20, 2017

Over and over again!
Weatherman Phil didn’t want to be in Punxsutawney, PA covering Groundhog’s Day. In the 1993 movie, Bill Murray approached the assignment and the town as beneath him, and frankly a waste of his precious time.
Author: Linda Soller | Feb 13, 2017

Anything but love
Charlie Brown’s friend Pig-Pen walks around in a cloud of dirt and dust. He is oblivious to its impact on others because the gang accepts him as he is. One day he may meet others who do not.
Author: Linda Soller | Feb 06, 2017

Collective Sigh
Friday was the Presidential Inauguration. Aside from political affiliations, inauguration days are always a somewhat contentious time in the D.C. metro area because so many livelihoods are impacted.
Author: Linda Soller | Jan 30, 2017

Tupperware Transition
When contemplating a baking project, such as holiday cookies, my approach has always been to err on the side of having plenty of backup supplies.
Author: Linda Soller | Jan 23, 2017