Monthly Archives: February 2012

Epic Fail

Yesterday I wrote about a very long and traumatic night in my life that happened 25 years ago.  I still remember many details.  I can still see the faces of both the young men I mentioned.  But honestly, what I … Continue reading

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Let Us Pray

I’m not really comfortable praying extemporaneously.  I have to do it regularly, even frequently, but I’m not comfortable.  On occasion I’ve even been told that I do it well, but if that is true then it is due entirely to … Continue reading

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Do Bee a Reprover

Remember Romper Room?  I was mostly grown up before I realized that it was a franchise show with the same format all over the nation, just with different teachers and kids.  Our Romper Room had Miss Mary Lynn.  Miss Mary … Continue reading

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This Story is Rated R

(the one where she’s finally blogging and not write another short sermon.) Today’s story is from Genesis 9: 8-15.  The story of the rainbow.  What I’m really thinking is: why do we tell this story to little kids, much less … Continue reading

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But I Neeeeeeeeeed This!

Today’s Lenten lesson is about the calling of Levi the Tax Collector.  Luke 5: 27-32.  One day, kinda out of the blue according to the way Luke tells it, Jesus saw Levi and called him to be one of his … Continue reading

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The Fast I Choose

Yikes, day 3 and I’m already a day behind (because today is actually day 4).  Oh well.  Keep plugging away.  Give yourself another chance. Today’s reading is Isaiah 58: 1-9.  Verse 6 is a brave and radical statement:  Is this … Continue reading

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I Know This Much Is True

“Why do I find it hard to write the next line?  Oh, I want the truth to be said.”  That line from Spandau Ballet’s “True” has stuck with me for over 25 years.  I want the truth to be said, … Continue reading

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