Light, Leaven and Laughter

Dear Mom, I hope that I haven’t disturbed you or caught you at an inconvenient time. When I call my friends, or even other family, I always start by asking, “Is this a good time to talk, or have I caught you at a bad time?” Come to think of it, I seldom make randomContinue reading “Light, Leaven and Laughter”

Resistance is NOT Futile

I began this post a few days before the events of January 6, 2021 in Washington, D.C. when rioters and others broke into the Capitol Building causing great terror. Because of that, I was tempted to change the title of this post for fear it might seem inflammatory. But given the passage of time, IContinue reading “Resistance is NOT Futile”

#Stronger Than the Cookie; Saying Goodbye to My 2X Clothes!

The conventional wisdom about clothes and weight loss is, to get rid of those clothes that no longer fit, so that you are tempted to grow back into them. I understand that to a point, but I have pretty cheap genes (not cheap jeans, but maybe those too). I am not a packrat by anyContinue reading “#Stronger Than the Cookie; Saying Goodbye to My 2X Clothes!”

One Pastor’s View of Weddings

Anybody remember The Church Lady from Saturday Night Live? I have worked very hard throughout my ministry to not be that person, that church lady, that church pastor. In the twenty four years I have been a pastor, I have officiated at over 100 weddings. Not a large amount, really. Many of the weddings haveContinue reading “One Pastor’s View of Weddings”