Currents February 2020

The focus of Big Ocean Women’s discussion for February is that we are each unique and innately worthy of respect. In articles, photos, and a video, Ann, Norma, and Shelli show us great examples of the Provo Cottage working together with other organizations, churches, the community, and families “crossing borders, erasing barriers, seeing beyond differences…

Cottage Industry: Shared Respect and Gifts between New Friends

The Provo Cottage joined forces in December with others to gather household items for refugees from Afghanistan.  That’s the condensed version of what they accomplished, but certainly not the complete story. They showcased this month’s tenet, “We are each unique and innately worthy of respect.” The tenet description adds, “… individual worth is not contingent…

Pinned/Unpinned

I imagine the scene this way: my grandmother is standing in the yard, and the air is hot and dry, bleaching everything of color. Without trees to buffer the wide lawn, the grass is stiff, resisting movement even when the occasional breeze sweeps out of the west and teases around the corners of the house,…