Tip Top Tuesday

I can use as much help with cleaning as I can possibly get! For a short time, I rented out one of the rooms in our house. One morning I came downstairs and my renter had cleaned the kitchen. I think I sat down and cried. I had been trying to carry everything on myContinue reading “Tip Top Tuesday”

How Does Monday Get Here So Fast? 10/19/2020

Not only Monday, but every morning, I seem to be rushing around trying to get ready for the day, trying to remember what I have to do for the day, thinking of what I would like to do, and even making to do lists, knowing I will not get everything done. just calling to prayerContinue reading “How Does Monday Get Here So Fast? 10/19/2020”

Gather everyone together!

Rev. Dr. Alvin Jackson used to share the image of a tootsie roll pop as being like people. We are different colors on the outside, but as he said, when you get to the inside we are all just the same. While we make make divisions based on what country we live in, which sideContinue reading “Gather everyone together!”

SHINE THE LIGHT

I turn the overhead lights off before going live so that it isn’t glaring in anyone’s eyes. Maybe that is also a good metaphor for living our lives in faith that God is Love and Life-Giving Light, lived out fully in Christ. We don’t have to blaze it in the faces of others. We needContinue reading “SHINE THE LIGHT”

CHOOSE MY WAY!

I chose sleep over watching the debates last night. I figured that I will hear about them soon enough. I also didn’t want to hear one side or another yelling at us to “choose my way!” This morning I am praying that despite whatever our political affiliation may be, we will remember that we areContinue reading “CHOOSE MY WAY!”

FOR THE CHILDREN

Hearts rejoicing and hearts breaking: that is what I am experiencing today in my life. The excited fun of my grandson dressing up as a “90’s Dude” for school spirit week in contrast to the child abuse case this afternoon where the mother’s mother was found dead in the streets, her father in prison, theContinue reading “FOR THE CHILDREN”