November 27, 2019

Shannon has been ill for over a week. In fact, I didn’t know her voice could drop that many octaves. It’s like sleeping next to Darth Vader. Every night I expect to hear a deep voice out of the darkness, “Luke, I am your father.” It’s not only her voice, but her breathing also sounds … Continue reading November 27, 2019

November, 26, 2019

Two months ago, my doctor explained the statin drug I was taking had caused myopathy in my legs. But in order to get off high cholesterol medication, I would have to change my eating habits. He convinced me to try a plant-based diet. While karma is both a Hindu and Buddhist concept, I have to … Continue reading November, 26, 2019

November 25, 2019

Yesterday, Brian was scheduled to preach in all the worship services. I prayed for him because that is a lot. When I walked into the sanctuary prior to the first worship service, I saw people reading their bulletins. When everyone realized Brian was preaching, the atmosphere turned from reverent to giddy. There were tears of … Continue reading November 25, 2019

November 20, 2019

Dr. Carl Bradley is our church organist. He’s one of the most gifted musicians I have ever seen. What makes him especially fun to work with is that even though he is a phenomenal musician, Carl does not suffer from an artistic temperament. It’s not about him, it’s about God. He’s the sort of organist … Continue reading November 20, 2019

November 14, 2019

Brian is chair of our Trustees Committee. He’s both an engineer and attorney so he’s relatively intelligent. At Tuesday night’s Trustee meeting, it was decided that Brian would update the congregation this coming Sunday on some pressing maintenance issues. This means that Brian will have to go to three worship services. When I pointed out … Continue reading November 14, 2019