Reformation and Trunk-or-Treat, what a combination of a day! In the morning we all tried to remember to wear red, and even if we forgot, we still got to embrace God’s grace for us. This evening we all dressed up in the strangest of costumes, had our fortunes read, enjoyed tea with the queen, saw […]
Today we celebrated the life of Harvey Dettmer, and we mourned losing him. I think that’s kind of theme that we have been working with over the past few weeks: Sometimes celebration, sometimes loss. That can make a rollercoaster of a time. And yet, the saints go marching on, and I don’t mean my native […]
This week, two prayers popped in my mind from many years ago before I went on a great journey. I hope one, or perhaps both, prove useful for where you are at in life today. The first is from the ELW and can be used as a sending rite in many of life’s great transitions. […]
Something to ponder this week: Where is God calling you to be hands and feet this week? -and- Where are you feeding yourself spiritually so you can be the person that God has called you to be?
The 11th Chapter of John (cont.)- Then Jesus, again greatly disturbed, came to the tomb. It was a cave, and a stone was lying against it. Jesus said, “Take away the stone.” Martha, the sister of the dead man, said to him, “Lord, already there is a stench because he has been dead four days.” Jesus […]