The Gospel According to the Pearsons: "This Is Us"

This Is Us tells a really good story.

And a good story,  founded in love and meaning, makes you feel not like an observer but like part of "us"--part of a community that draws you outside of yourself. 

A  good story deserves good, focused attention.

A good story brings out the best in us.

 A good story draws us back to the old, old story of Jesus and his love.

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Insight From Isaac (And The Windshield De-Icer)

A few weeks ago, I forgot to take my pepper spray on a walk with Isaac the dog. Much to his embarrassment, and my ease of mind, I found a can of windshield de-icer to carry instead. I'm happy to say that I did not have to use it. I'm even happier to say that the outing led to an insight about New Year's Rituals. 

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