November 2017

There are some things that just can’t be done.  Like touching your ear with your elbow.  It can’t be done.  Not unless you are willing to dislocate your shoulder, and perhaps not even then.  The same thing is true spiritually.  Thankfulness and humility are spiritual gifts that cannot be given … Continue Reading

October 2017

Ministering to the Marginal October is the month in which those of us who are responsible for the day to day operation of the parish begin thinking of the budget.  Invariably talk ranges from dollars to the number of people in the parish and from there to the number of … Continue Reading

September 2017

Dostoevsky once said, “You must know that there is nothing higher and stronger and more wholesome and good for life than a good memory, especially a memory of childhood.”  Individually, nationally, and culturally, we are all rich or poor according to the abundance of good things we have stored in … Continue Reading