“Becoming Fret-Free”

October 5, 2019 | Psalm 37; Habakkuk 1:1-4; 2:1-4 

The Psalmist says it three times:  do not fret because of the wicked; do not fret over those who prosper in their evil ways; do not fret—it leads only to evil.   I’ve been trying to listen to the Psalmist, but I have been fretting—visibly anxious, agitated, inflamed, talking back to my TV—fretting about what’s going […]

“Sensual Living”

August 4, 2019 | Genesis 2: 4b-10, 15-17; Revelation 22:1-5

A few words of introduction before I read Scripture this morning….  Our theme for this month is “Food & Table.”  Food and Table.  These two things are essential, core to our existence.  To live we have to eat and drink.  Some of us eat and drink fast food in our houses.  Sometimes we eat and […]

“Praying and Living in the Plural”

July 28, 2019 | Luke 11:1-13; 22:39-46

Last week seventy-one people were arrested for praying the “Lord’s Prayer” in the rotunda of the Senate Office building in Washington, D. C.   Rose Marie Berger, one of those taken away in handcuffs writes:  “My prayer was — and is — to end the warehousing of immigrant children in cages — 63,624 of whom have been […]

“An Open Concept Household”

July 21, 2019 | Genesis 18:1-15; Luke 10:38-42

Quite often after a full, interesting day and evening at the Church, I lay on the couch and watch HGTV to unwind.  For those of you who don’t watch this channel, it’s the home and garden network and it’s all about houses.  Most of the people on these HGTV shows are looking for an “open […]

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