Posted in November 2010

Dancing Lessons

After a long summer’s drought, the catalogs are filling my mailbox once again. Browsing through them is fun and then they go into the recycle bin. Once in a while, though, something catches my eye, stops me in my tracks, and makes me think about my approach to life. Here’s a quote from one of … Continue reading

No Thunks Allowed

Today after worship many of us gathered and packed boxes for Operation Christmas Child. Over the last few years we have packed and sent hundreds and hundreds of gift boxes to children around the world. We walked past a long set of tables filled with school supplies, toys, candy and hygiene items. Each of us … Continue reading

Something on My Mind

Overheard at church: “There’s something on my mind, but I don’t know what it is.” We’ve all felt that way sometimes. In the noise of every day life it is easy to lose track of some critical detail. There is a whole school of time management called Getting Things Done that sets out to solve … Continue reading

Saints Among Us

Today is All Saints Day, the day we remember the people who have shared life with us and taught by example the real possibility of a Christ-led life. Each of us can, with a little effort, think of a handful of people we have seen as saints. Vernon was a saint in my life. He … Continue reading