Monthly Archives: September 2013

From the Shadows to the Light

I’ve been thinking all week about Mary Bjorndahl, a girl in my grade school class.  A girl I never really saw.  A person I rarely noticed.  Someone I never really knew.  Mary was different from all the other kids in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Friday Five: My Favorite Things

At one point in the Sound of Music, Maria von Trapp sits on the side of her bed and sings, “When the dog bites, when the bee stings, when I’m feeling sad/I simply remember my favorite things/And then I don’t … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments

What is Truth?

Yesterday, upon opening my e-mail, I encountered a story that’s making the rounds.  Perhaps you’ve encountered it too.  It’s the story of a homeless person; it’s the story of a a new pastor of a megachurch.  Maybe it’s our story … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Friday Five: If it ain’t broke…

Martha Spong at Rev Gal Blog Pals offers the Friday Five challenge today: “It was a disappointing download. The new iOS 7 update took away the format I loved for the Notes app on my iPhone and iPad. I admit, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | 4 Comments

My Bible and Me: Words Written on my Heart

“The question of the day at Rev Gal Blog Pals was “What do the margins in your Bible reveal about your life with God?”  “Not much,” I’d say.  Maybe an underlining here or an exclamation point there or the stray question … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

At the Threshold

There they are.  The people of the Exodus. People poised on the border of the Promised Land. People weary after forty long years in the wilderness.  People wary of what lies before them.  People standing on a threshold.  There they … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment