A Note from Pastor DON:

A Note from Pastor DON:

“You become. It takes a long time. That’s why it doesn’t happen often to people who break easily, or have sharp edges, or who have to be carefully kept. Generally, by the time you are Real, most of your hair has been loved off, and your eyes drop out and you get loose...
It’s a Wonderful Life

It’s a Wonderful Life

Maybe you, like me, can reflect on some past circumstances which felt so crushing as to be beyond survival. And maybe you, like me, can now look back in wonderment at how, indeed, we did survive and perhaps even prosper, despite the ‘end-of-life’ rocky stretch. And...
Even this shall pass?

Even this shall pass?

The Apostle Paul had gleaned a great deal from the message of Jesus, making many connections to the writings of the Old Testament, of which he was a scholar. Yet he, too, confessed, “for now we see but a faint reflection of riddles and mysteries as though reflected in...
The Knot Holes of Life

The Knot Holes of Life

 Amid the many big moments in our lives, there is one that defines and determines the course ofall the rest: the moment (or slow-dawning realization) of our salvation. Then there are theother moments (probably millions of them!), less impactful, but worth recalling...
How heavy is that stone?

How heavy is that stone?

Who inspires awe in you? Here’s a (partial and in random order) list of people of whom I am in awe: farmers, gardeners, Olympic medalists, those with PhD’s, First Responders, Medical Personnel, teachers, mothers and fathers, long-time married couples. The best among...