We’ve Come This Far By Faith

Puzzler's Corner Blog, Midwest District, DS Margie Crawford Blog

When I was a doctoral student, I enrolled in classes in Neuroscience in preparation for my dissertation. In the introductory course, each professor in the department shared their research and what they had discovered (or not) about the section of the brain they were studying.  My favorite lecture was from a scientist who was investigating… Continue Reading We’ve Come This Far By Faith

I Am Not a Fair-Weather Fan

Puzzler's Corner Blog, Midwest District, DS Margie Crawford Blog

This past weekend was not a good one for many teams.  Michigan State lost to the Buckeyes on Saturday.  The Lions were unable to score any points against the Patriots on Sunday. And as I write this post, the Cleveland Guardians are losing to the Yankees, once again. For me, the most painful game on… Continue Reading I Am Not a Fair-Weather Fan

The Road We Travel

Puzzler's Corner Blog, Midwest District, DS Margie Crawford Blog

Last Saturday morning, I was channel surfing, searching for a good movie to watch.  I somehow landed on the Motor Trend Network just before the start of the Le Mans Endurance race.  The commentators were excited for this annual race to be back in full force.  Over 150 drivers and at least eight teams of… Continue Reading The Road We Travel

We’ve Come This Far by Faith

Puzzler's Corner Blog, Midwest District, DS Margie Crawford Blog

It is difficult to believe that we have been living with a pandemic for an entire year now. I spent those first few days rethinking how I would spend my Sabbath day.  Before the pandemic, I often went to the movies or had lunch at Barnes and Noble, sampling a book or two while I… Continue Reading We’ve Come This Far by Faith

For Everything There is a Season

Puzzler's Corner Blog, Midwest District, DS Margie Crawford Blog

On Monday night, I watched a special broadcast on CNN which was a tribute to the people who have lost their lives to COVID. The program was only an hour long.  Prayers were offered by Archbishop Wilton Gregory, and Rabbi Anne Brener during the segment I watched.  Family members shared stories of someone they lost… Continue Reading For Everything There is a Season

When Words Fail

Puzzler's Corner Blog, Midwest District, DS Margie Crawford Blog

It has been a little over two weeks since we witnessed the death of George Floyd.  Almost a week ago, his family, leaders of Minneapolis, social activists, and others gathered for the first memorial service celebrating George’s life.  Rev. Al Sharpton delivered a powerful eulogy, honoring George’s life, legacy and the hope that this time… Continue Reading When Words Fail

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