Friend to Friend

Our pastor's reflections on the spiritual life, on the life of our church community, and on our lives in general...

Transformed By Jesus

“To this end I also labor, striving according to His working which works in me mightily” Colossians 1:29 Over the...


Walking with Jesus

“Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him, and he will act.” Psalm 37:5 (NRSV) Last Sunday, the Holy Spirit led our...


The "Mirepoix" of Faith

The week after Christmas I wasn’t feeling very well – actually, I felt pretty awful, so I decided to fix different...


The Right Time

“There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens.”   Ecclesiastes 3:1...


"Breath of Heaven"

Cathy Harris sang this song, “Breath of Heaven,” today – the first Sunday after Easter.  Generally, this song is...


Shining a Light in Our Backyard

With Thanksgiving coming up later this week, I'm thinking about getting together with my family and the special meal...


Garden Goodies

Tom, my husband, plants a garden every summer. During the winter/spring months, he looks through seed books and begins...


A Patchwork Life

I began sewing when I was about 9 or 10 years old. My mother sewed a lot of my clothing when I was younger, and I...


Once Upon a Time...

When our kids were little, I used to tell them stories at bedtime.


A Square Watermelon?

At the opening session of a Quaker retreat that my son, Chris, and I recently attended in North Carolina, Colin Saxton...


School? On Sunday?!

Growing up, my parents took me to Sunday school and church every Sunday morning.


An Attitude Adjustment

A friend of mine recently sent me an email with an interesting story. She also included a note saying that this story...


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