It was a casual dinner with pizza and laughter, reflection and just plain fun. And I wrote a prayer about it over at RevGals… so go take a look! 🙂 (NOTE: There are many more faces that could also be in this photo. You know who you are… I’m all kinds of thankful for you!)
I cleaned my stove tonight. I cleaned it because I clean it once a week. Yep. Every Wednesday night, it’s stove-cleaning time. Isn’t it beautiful? I love me a bright, shiny stove! Um… well… Now, if you know me at all, you’re laughing, because I tend to clean when I can see a difference between … More Working hands, busy mind
It was a seemingly random phone call as I sat waiting for my flight at the airport… “Here’s what I know,” I said, As I watched the criss-cross of people, Hurrying here and there, Carrying bags and talking on phones, Rushing like there’s no tomorrow… “We don’t know how much time we have, So make … More Here’s What I Know
That Family Resemblance – The “Kin-dom” of God Ephesians 1:3-14 A sermon offered to the people of God at Bethesda United Church of Christ July 15, 2018 It’s wonderful to be back here with you. The last time I subbed for Pastor Dee, many of you were on a bus headed to Baltimore for the … More That Family Resemblance – The “Kin-dom” of God
Ten years ago, I was ordained as a minister of the Gospel in a nondenominational church. For many years before that, I was serving in pastoral roles, but was not given the recognition of the title, “pastor.” Some of us, like yours truly, take a long and winding road to get to ordination, partly because … More 10 years ago… An Ordination Happened!
The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’ Matthew 25:40 (NIV) For the least of these, Lord, You taught compassion and inclusion. But the least of these, Lord, are forgotten, mistreated, dehumanized, and jailed. For the … More For the least of these
As an ally, pastor, mom, woman, and advocate, here’s my birthday wish for all those who are abused, ignored, and abandoned, and are still fighting for justice: with all my love, Deb