Let’s Have Communion!

What I miss most during this social distancing era has been the inability to either serve or receive communion. So if we who are able to get out feel frustrated and wish we could be with our church again; imagine how those in Long Term Care must feel. So after two week’s of prayer God…

Sharing Communion Apart

Sharing communion apart seems to be a contradiction in terms and yet it is very much a reality many of us are living out in this Corona virus world. I wrote this devotional for my people from the various nursing homes where I normally would be visiting every week. Though it is a personal message…

Interrupted by Love Lenten Reading

A dispute also arose among them, as to which of them was to be regarded as the greatest. Luke 22:24 ESV A funny thing happened on the way to the Garden of Gethsemane and the Cross. Jesus had just finished giving them the bread and the wine as the holiest of sacraments and while supper was ending the…

Ordinary Details

They said to him, “Where will you have us prepare it?”  He said to them, “Behold, when you have entered the city, a man carrying a jar of water will meet you. Follow him into the house that he enters.   Luke 22:9-10 ESV In our extended family which includes two grown sons, two daughters in law and…

Safely Through the Storm

I loved the sounds of rain Small drops sliding down the glass With the branches flying wild And the splash as people passed Dreary days meant mugs of soup And my mother’s sheltering arms Tiny glimpses from my childhood At a table safe and warm Now the memory reminds me Of another suppertime When our…