One of the lectionary readings from the Gospel this past summer sounds a bit harsh coming from Jesus – who talked about loving your neighbor, even your enemy, turning the other cheek, welcoming the Prodigal Son home, healing and comforting the afflicted.
I’ve never been a big hockey fan. In fact I could probably be truthful in saying that I have never seen enough to total a half game if I combined all of my viewing experiences over time together.
Colin Kaepernick has got nothing over on our local high school football team. Actually, I guess one could say it’s a matter of opinion, but I personally think our boys kneel head and shoulders over Kaepernick.
As hard as it is to believe, summer is over as far as the school system is concerned. And when the school system says it’s over, it’s officially over for everyone who has a son or daughter in school.
Many folks reject the writings of the Old Testament, dismissing God as being harsh and unfair. In Deuteronomy 5:9-10 God is deemed by some to be narcissistic, admitting that He is a jealous God.
This Sunday we will gather as a Charge at the Ruritan Park near Capon Bridge. There we will have a worship service followed by a covered dish lunch with hamburgers provided by the Charge treasury.
A good friend texted me a screenshot. It was the Facebook page of a mutual friend who died suddenly and very young, leaving behind a large community of stunned people grieving his loss.
My wife loves to listen, and even watch a good thunderstorm. Not those storms that threaten to take your house and leave you with nothing but a pile of rubble when it’s gone, but just a good thunderstorm.