Monthly Archives: August 2017

A Quiet Refreshing

Our quiet time can be rest and reflection, and preparation for greater works. Continue reading

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Slip Sliding Away

Sometimes the Spirit has to let us slide sideways to remind us to stay in step with Him; and so we don’t end up a cartoon in a cartoon graveyard… (Paul Simon) Continue reading

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Through the Panes

Sometimes trying to comfort a crying teenager can be a risky choice. Not trying might not be a good choice, either… Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Sandra Sue Woodworth

Filled with friends and family, the calm elegance and dignity of the First Presbyterian Church sanctuary seemed to me the perfect place to honor Susie’s life. Continue reading

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The Midnight Climber

Turns out that sometimes a rather inconvenient time is the exactly right time to take care of a problem… or two… Continue reading

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A Greater Grace

To show mercy and seek good for someone who has done you great harm: this is what it means to follow Christ. Continue reading

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A Greater Sharing

The depth of our relationships is formed by the depth of our sharing. In both tears and laughter, we grow closer to each other… and to our Savior. Continue reading

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