You are hurt and so am I

I realized early on in planning this meditation that this was not going to be a happy, cheery, welcome to the New Year, kind of letter, and I think that’s okay. For many of you, in private and more public ways, I have shared the history of hurt, abuse and trauma I have experienced inContinue reading “You are hurt and so am I”

Not Alone During Christmas

Walking through the nursing home years ago, still a fresh and green pastor, on my way to visit a parishioner in rehab. I never spent a lot of time in nursing homes before this, hospitals yes, but never nursing homes. I didn’t know, I didn’t realize how many grandmas and grandpas, honored veterans and someone’sContinue reading “Not Alone During Christmas”

Not Alone- Meditation on Marriage, living together, getting married in the church and living apart from Jesus and the like…

It’s not good to be alone. I say this as someone who enjoys being alone, having my peace and quiet time and being by myself. While I know there are is a group of you that feel the exact opposite, you thrive being in the company of others at parties and even crowds I’m knowContinue reading “Not Alone- Meditation on Marriage, living together, getting married in the church and living apart from Jesus and the like…”