I’m delighted to open the curtains on a new look and feel for the Courtyard. I hope you like what you see!Continue reading “A New Look for the Courtyard”
Do you remember Dana Carvey’s portrayal of the “Church Lady” on Saturday Night Live back in the 80’s? Carvey played a stereotypical little old church lady: purse-lipped, hair in a bun, support hose with thick-heeled shoes, voice like a serrated fish knife, and a passion for finding sin in every member of her downtrodden congregation.Continue reading “Real Church Ladies (With Apologies to Dana Carvey)”
A Homily for Ash Wednesday
Margaret D. McGee
Yesterday I went to Goodwill and picked up a couple small flower vases to round out my collection. Found just the thing, and paid a total of $6.52 for the both of them.Continue reading “Shopping at Goodwill”
When Salvation Comes
Just exactly how many pairs of black pants do I really need?
A homily by Margaret D. McGee
In this morning’s reading from Isaiah, the LORD, the Holy One, speaks to the people of Zion, in words that convey some frustration. Words, in fact, that give the sense of a God who is fed up to the teeth with these people, and with their acts of worship.Continue reading “How Many Pairs of Black Pants Do I Really Need?”
Here you'll find three sets of original stewardship skits designed to inspire, inform, and make people laugh.Continue reading “Stewardship Skits – Make ’em Laugh!”
Continue reading “A Thanksgiving Reflection – Time On Our Side”
Finally, beloved, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is pleasing, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence and if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.Philippians 4:8.
A poem for Easter
On New Year’s Eve, I took a morning drive out to H.J. Carroll Park to help repair the labyrinth.
A day or two before Christmas, news had spread among local labyrinthers that the meditative path in the park was all kerfuffled.Continue reading “On Holy Ground”