Director of Ministries Blog

January 2019

Jan 25

January 27, 2019

Respect your elders! We know the phrase and, depending on your age, “elder” can mean many things. My grandmother, at 94, took her walker to check on the “elderly” during a heat wave. At 20, being 40 was old and 60 the “crypt keeper”. Now that I am looking at 60, I am thinking not so much “crypt...
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Jan 18

January 20, 2019

I grew up during the time of Martin Luther King, Jr., the Riots in Watts and forced bussing in Boston. I saw discrimination as a racial issue only. Today, I realize that discrimination (an act or instance of making a distinction, treatment or consideration based on the group, class, or category to which that person belongs rather than on...
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Jan 11

January 13, 2019

The water that was used to baptize him remains with us. Changed through the water cycle but with us. What have we done to protect this precious resource?  What have we done to ensure that everyone is able to share in this water? Have we even stopped long enough to think about it?  We drink it, shower in it and...
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Jan 4

January 6, 2019

“ I’m starving”, “What is there to eat” or “There is nothing good to eat” -- many of us say this without even thinking about what we truly mean. It’s actually been only 3 hours since I ate last, the full cabinet of food is not what I want. What no chips! What if the answer was “There is...
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