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National Tie One On Day…

Today is Thanksgiving Day, 2021. Since I have written about Thanksgiving in past years, I thought I would write about yesterday instead - National Tie One On Day... Now, before you try to get ahead of me, the title could ...

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The New Liturgical Year…

This Sunday, today, marks the last week of the church calendar for the year, also known as the liturgical year. Next week, the first Sunday of Advent, we begin the new church year - which is as it should be. ...

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Friends…

As I have aged, it becomes more and more apparent to me that time is the one commodity that I can't change. I can, however, make decisions about accepting more work, or not, as I weigh the risk/reward of working ...

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Word by Word; Verse by Verse…

Back in the late 1990's, I started attending post graduate school with the hope of eventually being accepted into seminary. Sure enough, when I finally applied, I was accepted and spent more than eight years in various seminaries learning about ...

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Not Parakeet… Paraclete!

So many times we confuse words that sound alike but have entirely different meanings from one another. Such is the topic of our discussion tonight. The word "paraclete" is one that we don't use in our modern English very often. ...

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Hunkering Down for Winter…

We were in Charleston, SC several weeks ago, spending time with family and attending the wedding of our youngest niece. The weather was still nice and once the festivities had ended, we were ready to get back home. We ended ...

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Arms, Legs and Hands…

I recently read a story about a woman in a nursing home who had very few visitors and was alone most of the time. One day, in an effort to be kind, one of the staff people went to her ...

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All Hallow’s Eve…

It's actually Halloween today and one of the things that Janet and I have looked forward to each year is the annual Trunk or Treat event at church. Back when we were growing up, we went door to door collecting ...

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Lessons Learned from Trivia!

We have been very active with serving at the church where Kristin has been on staff for almost fifteen years. During that time, we have helped with Vacation Bible School, Trunk or Treat, attending the various children's programs, attending outdoor ...

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Farewell, Charleston…

This morning we left the city that we have visited for the past four nights. We traveled to Charleston, SC for the wedding of our youngest niece and for Janet and her two sisters to have some family time together. ...

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