In Your Own Words: Jen Petro – Carry

In Your Own Words: Jen Petro – Carry

carry – verb \ˈka-rē, ˈker-ē\ : to move (something) while holding and supporting it : to sustain the weight or burden of __________ We felt the weight of it. The morning fog pressing in–sticking hair to heads and grass to ground. Clouds swirling our ankles...
Checking Out on the Fourth

Checking Out on the Fourth

My bottle of maple syrup sat suspended on the conveyor belt as the check-out clerk finished with the customer in front of me. Just the maple syrup, that was all I had stopped for. I was in the “15 items or less” aisle, so it would be a quick trip. The clerk scanned my...
The Sign of Unity

The Sign of Unity

On Sunday, I was sitting near the sign language section during the morning worship service at my church, and because I know a couple of the interpreters, I realized something was going on. They were talking in hushed tones among themselves, pointing and occasionally...