Laurie Gudim

The Persistent Widow

Belonging.  I am of the personality type where belonging is one of my highest values, maybe the highest one.  And, you know, belonging to the church is the best kind of belonging there is.  It’s pretty remarkable.  We’re here together doing something powerful.  We’re in this mystical relationship with one another, with God at the …

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Thank You

Yesterday I caught myself turning away without looking.  There were two resplendent fall trees side by side, lit by honeyed sunlight – a glorious display of artistry and magic by no one less than God.  I had to stop myself, take a breath, and just gaze.  The deep, almost purple splashes of pointy leaves of …

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