Category: Devotional

TGIF 1 9

TGIF

One of my Facebook friends reposted this piece from five years ago…I think it still works today. Truly, truly, I say to you, when you were young, you used to dress yourself and walk...

Holy Saturday 5 12

Holy Saturday

  I believe in God, the Father Almighty, Creator of heaven and earth, and in Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord, who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary,...

Where Is God? :pstrmike 9 18

Where Is God? :pstrmike

It is the third Sunday of dispersion. I taught last night on the three hours of darkness while Jesus was on the cross. During that time of darkness, Jesus says nothing. It’s a time...

The Weekend Word 11 0

The Weekend Word

Kate Bowler helped me this morning… “Palm Sunday is…so intense. Jesus arrives at the place where he will be killed. He is celebrated with makeshift palm branches and soon he will be jeered. We...

The Weekend Word 12 3

The Weekend Word

As the weekend approaches, many of us will feel bereft of gathering with others and sharing together in Holy Communion.  I will celebrate the Eucharist here in my home, but the only communicant will...

TGIF 14 9

TGIF

Miss Kitty has anxiety. While she is her old self most of the time, changes in her environment have left a mark on her psyche. This mostly manifests itself in an odd, but tiring...

The Pandemic: pstrmike 16 6

The Pandemic: pstrmike

I just finished writing a draft that I will post on our church’s website letting everyone know of our decision to cancel services for the next four weeks. These are uncertain times and this...

The Weekend Word 18 10

The Weekend Word

“All the congregation of the people of Israel moved on from the wilderness of Sin by stages, according to the commandment of the Lord, and camped at Rephidim, but there was no water for...