Articles By: Emily Clark

Kneeling at Mary’s Altar September 4th, 2023 - “Did you know that in 79 AD, Mount Vesuvius erupted for 12 hours?” asked Nathan, tugging at my sleeve. “That’s so interesting,” I replied, guiding… Read More ››
My own little moment of peace June 25th, 2023 - The beginning of summer brings thoughts of lazy days and firefly-speckled nights, hours spent outdoors in hopes of peace and rejuvenation. “Peace be with you,”… Read More ››
Can you stay for tea? May 27th, 2023 - My mother-in-law turned 87 this month, and when my husband asked how she would like to celebrate, her answer was simple: “For the family to… Read More ››
A lily, like Lilly April 30th, 2023 - Many years ago, a little girl sat with her parents, her grandmother, and her baby brother in the front pew of a church on Easter… Read More ››
The chance to start again March 29th, 2023 - Refresh. Renew. Reflect. Umm, rebirth! What about revive? Return? Redo. I bet you didn’t get this one—redeem!” Whoever thought that ninth graders could become so… Read More ››
A Token of Fond Remembrance February 19th, 2023 - Cherished books hold cherished stories – not only inspiring ones realized from words on a page, but stories of all those who have enjoyed them.… Read More ››
A Renewed Commitment January 22nd, 2023 - On the morning of December 31, I took down our family calendar from the past year and tacked up a new one, running my hand… Read More ››
Waiting for Baby Jesus December 19th, 2022 - The leftover turkey and stuffing were barely put away after Thanksgiving when my daughters asked, “Can we decorate now?” For Christmas? Already? Whatever happened to… Read More ››
Soup is good food November 6th, 2022 - When night falls earlier, days grow cooler, and we all begin to snuggle into our homes as winter approaches, my thoughts turn to what radiates… Read More ››
God of New Beginnings October 16th, 2022 - Gratitude and pride. Anticipation and worry. Excitement and hope. These were just some of the feelings I experienced in the days leading up to moving… Read More ››
Morning Ride October 23rd, 2020 - In this time of working from home, distance learning, and “remoting in,” I consider myself fortunate for the opportunity to drive to work every morning.… Read More ››
With Gratitude June 15th, 2020 - “So, what have you been up to?” I asked my neighbor when we happened to meet at the mailbox one misty afternoon last week. The… Read More ››