A Blessing For Independence Day

Our 4th of July blessing is the final two stanzas from the poem “One Today” by Richard Blanco, composed for President Obama’s second inauguration.  We are all together under one sky in this nation and in our church, with hope waiting for us to name it.  Thank you for being a blessing to all ofContinue reading “A Blessing For Independence Day”

Thanksgiving Grace

We have created a Thanksgiving Grace for you to use at Thanksgiving dinner, or whenever you eat with friends and family. Thanksgiving Grace Let us take turns naming the gifts for which we are most thankful this day: Each person may name a gift in his/her heart or aloud. For all these gifts, we liftContinue reading “Thanksgiving Grace”

Learning Anew

Equally as a child and an adult, I have always loved back to school time. As a kid, I loved color coordinating my folder and notebooks, looking through my schedule and getting a fresh start in a new grade. Now, my friends put pictures of their kids in oversize backpack sitting on the front stoopContinue reading “Learning Anew”