Choosing the Better Part

My sermon from this past Sunday. The text was Luke 10:38-42 Having people over is very enjoyable, but it can also be a lot of work. The apartment has to be cleaned, and depending how long people are staying, a guest room may have to be prepared, even if it is a make-shift room. foodContinue reading “Choosing the Better Part”

Gazing out the window

I have this thing…I need my desk, or wherever I work, to be near a window out of which I can easily see. As I work (read, study, write), I spend a good deal of time gazing out the window. Right now I am looking out of our front window, and there is nothing particularlyContinue reading “Gazing out the window”

The Saturday Demon

It’s simple really. All I have to do is put one word in front of another, types of words ordered in a particular way. As I often do when I am having difficulty writing, I begin gazing around my bookshelf and my eyes stop at Stephen Dobyns’s book, Best Words, Best Order. That’s it, I think,Continue reading “The Saturday Demon”

Hurry as an Enemy of Faith

I’m back!  It has been a busy week, pastorally speaking.  We had a sudden death in our congregation and the pastoral tasks that go along with something of the like are great. My days (and nights) have been so consumed with work that I have not been able to even think about my blog whichContinue reading “Hurry as an Enemy of Faith”