June 16, 2019

Reading Psalm 8 (NRSV) O God, how majestic is your name! Who are we that you care for us? A documentary dramatically depicted explosive interactions of rock and gas that resulted in a unique planet. Our earth orbits in the Goldilocks zone around the sun; rotation gives us a 24 hour day; a tilted axis … Continue reading June 16, 2019

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June 9, 2019

Reading John 14: 8-17 (NRSV) We were comparing notes with new friends, talking about how much our kids resemble us. "Our son takes after my husband and his father in making sandwiches out of anything!" Similarly, our granddaughter has picked up mannerisms and phrases from us: opening a present as a gracious guest on her … Continue reading June 9, 2019

May 12, 2019

Reading John 10: 22-30 (NRSV) Who are you? Customs agents at international borders ask for my occupation, and I name my profession in healthcare. One agent then chatted about a family member with a small healthcare complaint; I asked a clarifying question, confirmed that environmental factors may aggravate the complaint, and suggested they consult their … Continue reading May 12, 2019