Giving Thanks at All Times

12th Sunday after Pentecost August 16, 2015 Ephesians 5: 15-20  You can click on this link to open the reading in Oremus Bible Browser In her book “The Hiding Place,” Corrie Ten Boom writes about her and her sister’s time in a German Concentration Camp during WWII. Among the multitudes of terrors and hardships, the fleas […]

Members Only

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11th Sunday after Pentecost August 9, 2015 Ephesians 4: 25-5:1    Click on this link to open the reading in Oremus Bible Browser   Back in the day, my husband had a jacket with a “Members Only” label on it. It zipped up the front and had knitted collar and cuffs. All his phone company friends […]

Body Building

10th Sunday after Pentecost August 2, 2015 Ephesians 4: 1-16   You can click on this link to open the reading in Oremus Bible Browser.   What do you think of when we talk about body-building? I think of that woman body builder at the gym whose muscles flex into definition when she pulls down the […]

Always With Me

8th Sunday after Pentecost July 19, 2015 Mark 6: 30-34, 53 -56 When was the last time you felt like a sheep without a shepherd? Things have been hectic around here the last few weeks; it has felt to me as if anything of consequence that was going to happen this summer was happening in […]

Who Do You Trust?

6th Sunday after Pentecost July 5, 2015 Mark 6:1-13   You can click on this link to read the Bible verses in Oremus Bible Browser   So when you heard these two stories side by side did you find yourself wondering why those old guys who put together all the readings all those years ago would […]