Reposted from last year – a prayer written for RevGalBlogPals. You are welcome to use with attribution. Peace and blessings.
I took these pictures yesterday during various stages of our surprise “Spring” snowstorm. Just little signs of Creation and beauty everywhere. Enjoy!
Today was a snow day. It was not a “day off” for me — I still had phone calls to make, emails to read and answer, and charting to finish. And then other minutia that I never get around to for work, until I have free time. And I did shovel the driveway and the … More Raging imperfection. That’s Real Life.
Just in front of my parking space yesterday was this mossy trunk of a stately oak tree. The grass wasn’t sprouting yet. The branches were bare, and last year’s leaves blew around on the ground beneath her. No sign of spring anywhere… I had a moment of familiarity. The cold, dark, and windy days we’re … More Tired and Mossy
Today during our Hospice team meeting, we stopped at the 10 o’clock hour to honor the lives lost in Parkland, Florida just two weeks ago. Just two weeks… I re-lit our memorial candles to read the 17 names. After two or three names, I could not go on. So I passed the paper to a … More et lux perpetua…
Recently a family member had an outpatient procedure. We rushed to get out the door on time. Rushed to the office, only to be parked in the waiting area. After the prelims were done I had a lot of time just sitting alone. Waiting. Usually as I “hurry up and wait,” I’m knitting. And that … More On the needles
A sermon offered to the people of God at Greenbelt Community Church, Greenbelt, MD. Rev. Glennyce Grindstaff, pastor. March 11, 2018 (Lent 4B) SNAKES ON THE PLAINS Scriptures: Numbers 21:4-9; John 3:11-21 (Common English Bible) The lectionary editors brought these texts to us in Lent, of all times, because they contain elements of the journey to the … More Snakes on the Plains! (Lent 4B)