Mother’s Day, 2021

From dandelion bouquets to gift certificates to Target and Bed Bath and Beyond, Mother’s Day is a semi-national holiday embraced by schools, churches, Hallmark, florists, and restaurants. Ever try getting a reservation for brunch on Mother’s Day? We ditched that idea several years ago. Of course, for Moms every day is Mother’s Day. Every day… Continue reading Mother’s Day, 2021

2021 From Calvary to Easter, a Long, Uncertain Walk

From most mainline Christian Church pulpits, the message since March 2020 is that it has been an extended, prolonged Lent due to the pandemic. This Good Friday 2021, as we move towards the Feast of the Resurrection, I move more slowly, with less hope. There is such a multitude gathered at Calvary: • The migrants,… Continue reading 2021 From Calvary to Easter, a Long, Uncertain Walk

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

In an effort to inform all of us of the epidemic reality of Domestic Violence, I asked Michelle Schiller-Baker, a tireless leader in serving women who are victims of Domestic Violence, to share much needed information for all of us. I most admire Michelle for her steadfastness, fidelity and love with which she has served… Continue reading October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month