“God is great, God is good, God we thank you for this food.” Do you remember praying this prayer? I, like many of you grew up saying this little prayer. I was blessed to have parents who taught this to me from a very young age. To this day it is difficult for me to eat if I haven’t thanked God for what I am about to receive. November, a very special month where we are called upon to think about what we are grateful for. George Washington declared, this special day, the 4th Thursday of this month especially set aside for public thanksgiving.  OnRead More →

Trees in the Wind

Can you Imagine a world without wind? I know for myself wind is not one of my favorite things. It blows hairstyle out, umbrellas down, and causes chaos at a picnic, just to name a few discomforts of the unseen force.  But wind is an important element in our world. Would you expect trees to fall over with no wind? That is exactly what happened in a three-acre glass dome in the Arizona desert. Trees growing in a huge windless bubble called a biosphere grew faster than normal until they suddenly started collapsing under their own weight. The project researchers finally came up with theRead More →

picture of women supporting

Marsha Tennyson here, I am the Founder and Director of Chrysalis. This will be my first blog, which is basically about, this being my first blog. If you are reading this, our long awaited new web page is online where you will be able to view information about upcoming events, monthly stories about our residents and of course, read my blog. I am thrilled to be able to have a forum in which to share our lives at Chrysalis. I am going to share about Chrysalis and who I am at a church in Boise this month, so I will give you a sneak peek.Read More →