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Family Footlights: The Shrader Family

Family Footlights: The Shrader Family

by Sharon Rodriguez In theatre, there is a row of lights set at floor level at the front of the stage. These are called footlights. Footlights are used to create general illumination and to soften any harsh shadows produced by overhead lighting. Each actor and every...

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On Deck

On Deck

by Cynthia Hellman I think we can all agree the year 2020 has blasted us with a massive curveball. Can I get an, “Amen!”? We’ve all made adjustments we never thought we would make. While most of us were already homeschooling, “crisis schooling” became a term we...

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Pull up a Chair

Pull up a Chair

by Cynthia Hellman Whether it’s facing a crisp new journal, a stretch of highway in front of you with a new zip code awaiting, or simply a new unknown in your day, there’s something equal parts terrifying and exhilarating about embarking upon a new adventure. When...

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Gathering as a Family

Gathering as a Family

by Sharon Rodriguez This morning I saw a rainbow. It reminded me of God’s promises to us which reminded me of a song that says, “God’s promises are rainbows in the night.” (David Meece, “Rainbows in the Night”) It is when life is the hardest that we need to remember...

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