Pins and Needles

December 16, 2018
I wonder whether you feel exhausted by the news cycle—by the sheer pace of things that are happening around us. Just this past week, the Prime Minister of the UK…

New Old News

December 2, 2018
I learned a new phrase this past week from a new friend, and it falls into that category of words and phrases that I wish I’d known a long time before…

Gratitude in the Closets

November 25, 2018
After a weekend of family and friends, and now standing here among you, I would like say how grateful I am.  I am grateful to those of my family who…

Falling Down and Rising Up

November 18, 2018
As we get closer to the end of the church year, it feels a bit as though we get closer to the end of time. At least it sounds a…