Greetings, Friends! A blessed Thanksgiving to you all!! As I prepare to celebrate the holiday this week, I’m trying to remember all the things for which I’m thankful – and the list is long, indeed. A friend of my older son’s helped me with this task a couple of years ago. On New Year’s Day … Continue reading Pray Fast Act: Supporting Global Healthcare
Nuts and Bolts Blog – November 12, 2018 Greetings, Friends! Last week, Bishop Gibbs shared a post on Facebook from Bishops United Against Gun Violence containing a litany for many of the mass shootings that have occurred in recent years. On Sunday, the good people of St Michael and All Angels in Cambridge Junction prayed … Continue reading Fighting the Opioid Problem Together
Greetings, Friends! Tuesday is Election Day. I don’t know about you but I am getting pretty tired of all the ads and commercials. There’s so much negativity and empty campaign promises spouted by too many of the candidates and their spokespeople. I long for the day when I might feel that we are moving in … Continue reading Your Voice, Your Vote
Nuts and Bolts Blog – October 29, 2018 Greetings, Friends – What a wonderful time was had by all at our 184th Convention of the Diocese of Michigan – Fire of Renewal: Being and Becoming God’s Beloved!! From the movie “I Am,” to the workshop “The Way of Love,” to presentations from our campus ministries, … Continue reading But the Greatest of These Is Love
Greetings, Friends! Happy New Year!! I am a glass half-full kind of person most of the time yet, on first glance, I am having trouble looking back at 2017 and seeing the glass with anything much in it at all. We faced devastating hurricanes, tragic mass shootings, horrific fires, political unrest, allegations of sexual harassment, … Continue reading Are You Ready for 2018?
Merry Christmas, Friends! I wish you all a deep sense of the joy and peace that God’s greatest gift, Jesus, brings to our lives! It is my fervent prayer that we all encounter Jesus today and in the days to come as we share in the work of the Jesus Movement. I would love to … Continue reading Loving Our Neighbor as We Keep Christ in Christmas
Greetings, Friends! “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men” (Luke 2:14, KJV). Yes, I know that I’m jumping the gun a little bit – after all it is only the third week of Advent – yet I’ve been thinking about some of the traditional themes of Christmas like … Continue reading Welcoming the Stranger: Resolution 3