November 19, 2017

Reading 1 Thessalonians 5: 15-18 (NRSV) I was worried about Thanksgiving this year. At ages 2 and 6, our grandchildren would not be very thankful for a day focused on a formal feast. They would be more thankful spending the holiday on a picnic. So, last night we spontaneously cooked and served our Thanksgiving turkey, … Continue reading November 19, 2017

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February 21, 2016

Reading Philippians 4:4-7; 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 (NRSV) Recently, my son took my 4-year-old grandson aside to talk with him about handling frustration. I need that. I need it when I lie awake at night wanting to change events or circumstances that I have little control over. How do we guard our hearts and minds from … Continue reading February 21, 2016