Just a Spoonful of Sugar

Just a Spoonful of Sugar

We may hear someone say: ‘that’s icing on the cake,’ meaning something unexpectedly beneficial/providential/pleasant has come their way. We might say, when something unexpectedly negative/ominous/disagreeable has just occurred: ‘wouldn’t that peel the icing right off...
On becoming Get-to’s

On becoming Get-to’s

Meltdowns. We’ve all (likely) been guilty of foisting one or two of those screaming hissy fits (with alligator tears and foot stompings) on unhappy parents (followed up, if we’re old enough for this, with a corresponding corrective measure or two or three). Barring...
A Note from Pastor DON:

A Note from Pastor DON:

As the days move steadily onward in this season leading to Jesus’ sacrifice, the cruel, inevitable events get ominously closer for him. At the very same time, we find ourselves making our way through a Prayer Journey where the Father’s rescuing, unstoppable love for...
When in Rome …

When in Rome …

Imagine with me, for a few lines, that a young, Californian surfing enthusiast hears rave reviews about Makka Beach in Jamaica being the best water to surf in, ever, hands down. He’s an inexperienced traveler, but on a whim he buys plane tickets with high hopes for...
Wonky Wonderful

Wonky Wonderful

Still lingering in my mind’s eye are the dozen or more wildly exotic cactus varieties that I wandered among on the campus of the retreat center last week while in Arizona. Coming from the wet and humid East Coast, these plants populating the sandy earth looked to me...

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