Posts tagged with ‘Essay’

  • Good Friday sermon

    My Good Friday Sermon 2013

    By on March 29, 2013

    Every year for the past 13 years I have given a sermon at our clergy association’s three hour community...

  • sheep know my voice

    The Sheep Only Hear the Shepherd’s Voice

    By on February 6, 2013

    Jesus said, “the sheep follow him for they know his voice.” (John, chapter 10) I heard a story about...

  • senior essay

    Our Daughter Finished Her Senior Essay!

    By on February 3, 2013

    Our daughter is rightfully euphoric to have completed her senior essay and turned it in last night. This 42...

  • live a charmed life

    “You Live a Charmed Life”

    By on January 6, 2013

    A blog reader actually said that to me yesterday. To quote my Dad’s mother, “Ha!” It is only because...

  • automatic semi automatic

    Automatic and Semi-Automatic Weapons

    By on December 15, 2012

    Overall this is a blog about hope. I would feel remiss not addressing this challenging issue here. These are...

  • Sandy Hook Elementary School Killings

    Sandy Hook Elementary School Killings

    By on December 14, 2012

    Yes, that’s Newtown, a beautiful, idyllic part of my own community – the kind of place horrible things don’t...

  • gratitude in action, living in gratitude, living with gratitude

    Gratitude Requires Action

    By on December 9, 2012

    I wrote the piece below for a newspaper column spot for the Saturday following Thanksgiving, but by mistake it...

  • Writing Prompt: The Petoskey Stone Mouse

    By on September 14, 2012

    For my writing class at Creative Arts Camp we were asked to bring a favorite small object. I...

  • short prayer for strength

    Short Prayers

    By on June 27, 2012

    The Bible says in Matthew 23:14, “Woe unto you... for making long prayers.” All this suits me since...

  • good friday sermon

    My Good Friday Sermon 2012

    By on April 6, 2012

    Every year for the past twelve years I have given a sermon as part of our clergy association’s three...

  • the clay and the potter

    Talking Clay and Discerning God’s Will

    By on March 1, 2012

    I have been working lately with a line from a Bible Lesson a couple weeks ago, “Deity which outlines...

  • Your Actual Purpose

    By on November 13, 2011