Posts in Pastor's Column
One Word to Purge in 2018

  Edith Lovejoy Pierce said, “We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity, and it’s first chapter is New Year’s Day.” (

          My goodness, we’re already into chapter 10! What words have you already placed onto your blank pages?

          I want to point us to a word that we should avoid,

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Giving Thanks One Week Early

          “Thirty Days of Thanksgiving” kicked off on November 1, and I’ve been reading with interest people’s Facebook postings sharing what they are thankful for. What did we ever do before social media?

          We are a blessed people. How often we complain about what we don’t have instead of giving thanks for what we do have!

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Summer time meant summer jobs

The old song goes “Summer Time and the Livin’ is Easy” but for some of us, summer time meant summer jobs and earning some money. When I was in fifth or sixth grade, I put a sign up in two convenience stores near our neighborhood that read, “Will Mow Lawns in Allenwood. Call David at ________.”

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