Archive for November 2005

BIRTHDAY PRESENTS — today is my birthday and I received 2 great presents (more to come, no doubt!)One is a down filled robe from my husband, which will surround me with warmth through the long Wyoming winter. And the other is “MY BOOK:” Streams of Mercy: a meditative commentary on the Bible.. Click here to…

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THANKSGIVING: off to the Oregon Coast to eat, nap, walk on the beach and reconnect with the Pacific Ocean. I grew up by the ocean, spending summers with my grandparents and brothers while our parents worked in the city. The ocean most represents the Holy to me – the beauty, the danger, the peace, the…

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ALL THAT JAZZ – this Sunday in Rock Springs we will worship with a Jazz group – Ronnie Kole.Click here for the readings for Sunday.This week we have the famous story of the landowner who entrusts his property to his slaves. Thanks to William Loader’s thoughts at Textweek instead of seeing this as one more…

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ALL SAINTS: This is the week we celebrate All Saints and All Souls. I like to think of them as capital “S” and small “s” saints and souls. Those whose names we know and about whom stories have accumulated (more and less legendary) and those who have changed the world but whose name we will…

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REMEMBERING ROSA PARKS The invocation offered at the Pasadena NAACP Annual Dinner on October 26th O God of love and justice, we remember this night the life and witness of our sister, your servant, Rosa Parks. We remember that by her act of courage on a bus that afternoon 50 years ago, she injected new…

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