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Minute of Grace
Welcome to today and a minute of Grace! We walk through life sometimes together, sometimes alone, and always in the presence of the Holy, the one I call God. Check back every Wednesday evening for your next Minute of Grace.
If we knew then what we know now . . . have you heard yourself say that? Or maybe, youth […]
Rollercoasters have never been a favorite pastime. I have known people who have made travel plans, some even globally, for […]
Have you made them yet? You know, your New Year’s Revolutions? I have called them revolutions for years because, at […]
True confessions . . . we recorded Christmas Eve worship on this past Monday night. There’s lots of recording going […]
I wonder if they both wanted to go back to when life seemed simpler. He would be a carpenter, she would be a maidservant, they’d have a few kids, get a house, maybe upgrade from a donkey to a horse if they saved enough, and just have a happy life. But here comes the angel of God holy-rolling right into their reality announcing Jesus, and their lives were turned upside down . . . or maybe . . . maybe . . . right side up?
The first two weeks of Advent the candles of light have been those of Hope, and last week Peace . . . peace. We lit the candle of Peace two days before the 80th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, the “day that will live in infamy”. The timing is God’s I think, to possibly make us stop, and maybe make us think.
Happpppppy New Year!!! Wait, what? Am I a month early? Are my lights on but no one’s home; not the […]
Perhaps it’s a good time for all of us to think about things that make us smile. What do you have an overabundant love of that might surprise us? Hammers? Vacuum cleaners? Tea towels? What jokes do you have in your arsenal that you laugh harder at than anyone else? What memories of those who have gone before us make you smile at their uniqueness, their gifts to you that continue to impact your life, their way of being in the world that you might want to include in your own?
“Dust in the wind, all we are is dust in the wind.” How is it that every time there is […]
I decided last night was the perfect night for a fire in the old firepit. Maybe the flames burned a […]
Last Sunday was Reformation Sunday. It gets lost in all the Halloween folderol, because let’s face it, which is more […]