Tag: April 2021

The Hope Business

“Holed Up for a Year, I Hope…” Holy Week podcast from Joani Peacock “Hope is a feather on the breath of God.” Hildegard of Bingen When people ask me what I do for a living I tell them that I am in the hope business. I usually follow that up with that I am in…

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Happy Healing Hopeful Anniversary

“Holed Up for a Year, I Hope…” Holy Week blog post from Chuck McCoart Today, March 11th, is the one year anniversary on which the World Health Organization acknowledged what had already become a reality, that the world we knew was dealing with a deadly pandemic.  About a week later, California would become the first…

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Hope after the Storm

“Holed Up for a Year, I Hope…” Holy Week blog post from Bishop Susan Goff The beach after a storm is a place of wonders.  With a mixture of anticipation and trepidation, I get up before dawn on the morning after a storm in order to be outside as the sun rises.  I find             A tree trunk…

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Choosing Hope Over Fear

“Holed Up for a Year, I Hope…” Holy Week blog post from Janie Piemonte It has been more than a year since the pandemic shutdown began and if I am being completely honest, I have fared extremely well throughout, unlike many others.  But I don’t think anybody comes out of this experience unscathed. Do you watch…

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Finding Hope in the Kitchen

“Holed Up for a Year, I Hope…” Holy Week podcast from Colleen Clark In the “early days” of February and March of last year, I found myself reading article after article about how the coronavirus was wreaking havoc on older adults. For good reason, millions of our senior neighbors no longer felt safe shopping for…

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Bells of Hope

“Holed Up for a Year, I Hope…” Holy Week musical post from Emmanuel’s Handbell Choir Directed by Ryan Fitch, MM A most wonderful balm for pandemic weary souls has been the gift of music. Throughout this year of Sundays, Ryan Fitch, Emmanuel’s Music Director, has creatively orchestrated our weekly worship broadcasted from the nave. For…

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