Say The Words Now

Monday Moment, June 3rd Last week, my dear friends- the ministry/office staff of St. John- took me to lunch as I was finishing up my time and position there. As we were eating, Pastor Michael invited the staff to share some of the things they most appreciated about me. They didn’t know this at the… Continue reading Say The Words Now


Monday Moment, May 27th Springtime in West Virginia is so lovely! Crocuses, tulips and daffodils rise up to border and brighten my walking path. Dogwood and Redbud trees add sprinkles of white and purple among the green hills. Colorful peonies gift us with a delightful fragrance from their beautiful blooms. Except for the sneezing, I… Continue reading Blooming

Why Bother?

Monday Moment, May 13th Do you ever experience those frustrating times when “not bothering” to do something creates more of a bother later? I do quite often- and these usually happen when I am “just” going to do something quickly. Thinking I have a simple task that shouldn’t take much effort, that very lack of… Continue reading Why Bother?

After the Storm

Monday Moment, May 6th Isaiah 45:8 (NRSV) Shower, O heavens, from above,     and let the skies rain down righteousness; let the earth open, that salvation may spring up,     and let it cause righteousness to sprout up also;     I the Lord have created it.   The other day poor Jim was caught in a downpour as he was… Continue reading After the Storm