Saluda Notes – Bonnie Bardos

Every moment
is ‘essential,’ nothing at all is ‘important’

“We hurry through the so-called boring things in order to attend
to that which we deem more important, interesting. Perhaps the final
freedom will be a recognition ... Read more

Community builds economy

“A good community is a good local economy. It depends upon itself for many of its essential needs and is thus shaped, so to speak, ... Read more

Planting a garden of love

“I do not at all understand the mystery of grace—only that it meets us where we are but does not leave us where it found ... Read more

Spring poked its head out just in time for snow

Happy Valentine’s Day, dear readers. As I write this column, snow drifts to earth outside, although the heart of spring beats underneath the winter landscape. ... Read more

Someone at the cash register who knows your name

Wouldn’t you, if you could? Step out of your own story, to lean against a doorway of the Five & Dime, sipping your coffee, your ... Read more

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