3/31/2021 Why?

Why?  That is a question I heard a lot this morning as I served as part of a team of people to bring grief counseling services to our junior high students upon the loss of a classmate in a house fire yesterday.  Why?  Why her?  She was just nice.  Why her?  She had...

3/25/2021 – The Cost of Living

No this is not about a $15 minimum wage or the COLA adjustment to my husband’s pension.  It is just where my mind went today.  Last night I found myself complaining to my husband about the cost of a new medication that I now must take as a result of cancer...

03/18/2021 Sort of…

I am on vacation…sort of.  I have one of my dearest friends spending some time with me (yes, we are both fully Covid-vaccinated) over spring break, so I have taken the week off.  However, as she is leaving tomorrow and it is also Lent – one of the most...

03/11/2021 – I Am Blessed…Or Am I?

I am blessed.  Or am I?  I have long believed that I am, and I still do.  Yet one thing I read this week in preparing for the sermon got me to thinking about using that phrase.  In his book What Makes a Hero?  The Death-Defying Ministry of Jesus Christ, author and...

February 25, 2021

This Pastor Has Nothing to Say… I have been toying with starting a blog for a while now, but I wasn’t (and still am not) sure that I had anything worthwhile to say outside of Sunday sermons.  But here I am.  Nothing gets done if we don’t first get...

March 3, 2021

Thanksgiving Isn’t Just in November… I have been fortunate enough this week to have some good news come on several different fronts.  These were all things that I prayed for for days before the news came. Oh, I always remembered in my prayers during those...