4 Amazing Women, 2 Weddings, 1 Weekend

Last weekend was a busy one.   I have 4 amazing friends all four who chose that weekend to marry. Not only that but one of the brides from Sunday officiated and married the first two on Saturday.  Just how cool is that!  None of this would have even been possible if R 74 had not … Continue reading 4 Amazing Women, 2 Weddings, 1 Weekend

A Prayer for Healing

Holy One, I am racked by pain, my flesh is set afire, and my lungs rattle with every breath. My nights are filled with terror, my bed soaked with tears, I turn to You, O LORD, for help in my trial. I surrender into your healing arms, my wretched body, my weary spirit, seeking rest … Continue reading A Prayer for Healing

Wounded Child

in a hidden cave of my heart crouches a little girl battered, scared she sits in fear humiliation has taught her she is unworthy of love … success better to hide … to stay silent a light shines at her feet a hand reaches out “come, it is safe” “come, you are loved” hope grows … Continue reading Wounded Child

Guns, Fear, and Paranoia

For the last several weeks I have been trying to make sense of the tragedy of Newtown Connecticut and all the rest of the massacres before and since Newtown. I am especially confused by America’s fascination with guns and I must admit I don’t understand.  Why do we need to have everyone armed?  I keep thinking … Continue reading Guns, Fear, and Paranoia

It Was In Prayer

Sermon preached at Queen Anne Christian Church, January 13, 2013 Acts 8:14-17    14 Now when the apostles at Jerusalem heard that Samaria had accepted the word of God, they sent Peter and John to them. 15The two went down and prayed for them that they might receive the Holy Spirit 16(for as yet the Spirit had … Continue reading It Was In Prayer