May 1, 2016

Reading 1 Corinthians 11:17-34 (NRSV) Last night, I answered the phone and heard an unexpected invitation. Our 5-year-old grandson asked, "Can you come and eat with us?" and named a favorite restaurant. We made the arrangements, and went. I did not tell him that I had already started eating supper. Gathering with family was important … Continue reading May 1, 2016


January 18, 2015

Reading 1 Corinthians 1:10-17 (NRSV) Once a year, I join other women at a weekend spiritual retreat. Each year, I take pictures of the spectacular sunsets and sunrises. I now have pictures of the changing sky, taken every few minutes, for two evenings and two mornings every year for several years. I have hundreds of … Continue reading January 18, 2015

November 10, 2013

Reading Psalm 98; 1 Corinthians 3:4-11 (NRSV) In today’s reading, Paul admonishes the Corinthians for arguing about divided loyalties. Some claim Apollos as the one that brought them to the church; others claim Paul. In separating themselves from each other along these lines, the Corinthians have forgotten that Jesus is the foundation. God grows and … Continue reading November 10, 2013