I love Halloween.
Christmas and Easter are beautiful, meaningful celebrations in the Christian tradition. However, Halloween is probably my favorite holiday.
I’m not going to go into […]
I try to mix up the topics in my blog posts. This one – not so serious, but made me smile.
On Facebook I get a […]
The picture with this post is of a three-year-old girl named Isheja. She is as bright, beautiful and energetic of little girl you would hope […]
October is National Disability month. In 1988 the United States Congress made the declaration to raise awareness of the needs and contributions of individuals with […]
(Full disclosure – the thoughts expressed here in part came from an article written by Stephen Mattison in Sojourners Magazine.)
Recently in the news we have […]
Pilgrimage is likely too strong a word. Pilgrimage as a spiritual practice is generally more purposeful, perhaps to Jerusalem, or Mecca, or Rome. Turns out […]
As teachers and students head back to school, we could all use an extra measure of bravery. […]
This past Sunday a group from MPC had a training session with World Relief Services and learned more about the family we will be supporting. […]
It’s a familiar refrain at my house.
“Is it on the calendar?”
We say it when the kids tell us about a last minute school project or […]
This morning I sat on my deck overlooking our pond, watching the egret and heron hunt for breakfast, having a cup of coffee and trying […]
Dr. Alastair McApline spends every day caring for children with life limiting illnesses. Dr. McApline recently asked his terminally-ill patients what they enjoyed most in […]
Earlier this summer, I had the opportunity to go to camp as the evening chapel speaker. I love this camp- I went there as a […]
This past week we celebrated the many freedoms Americans enjoy. We remembered those who fought and continue to fight for liberty and justice for all. […]
In my last blog I complained about Vice President Mike Pence comments on the persecution of Christians during his commencement speech at Liberty University. I […]
My wife and I have a dog. She’s a 3 year old Border Collie/Lab mix named Misty. Misty has a lot of energy, so we […]
Game of Thrones: And Now Our Watch Has Ended