To Truly Be Still

Gina Butz peace, rest 3 Comments

It’s completely quiet in my house right now. For the first time in nearly 20 years, I have a week alone. My husband took our two kids to Vermont this week to ski, and I opted to stay home, work, and take care of the dog. To me, skiing is an expensive exercise in trying not to kill yourself in …

The Soul Needs Space

Gina Butz rest 5 Comments

I knew a girl in high school with a fish tank shaped like a giant bubble gum machine. It had the added feature of bubbles which rose from the bottom. She was not in the habit of cleaning the tank, so over time the water grew murkier and murkier. As it did, her fish started to do an amazing trick …