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

Pestering Prayers

Monday Moment, April 29th Luke 18:1-8 (NRSV) Then Jesus told them a parable about their need to pray always and not to lose heart. He said, “In a certain city there was a judge who neither feared God nor had respect for people. In that city there was a widow who kept coming to him and saying,… Continue reading Pestering Prayers