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No Longer "Not Your Grandfather's · 5d ago

Spiritual Discipline for the Week – Prayer – Sunday

Today in church, Pastor Sarah challenged us to practice the spiritual discipline of prayer this week. If the best definition of prayer is connection with God, and if Jesus is God, why did Je...
No Longer "Not Your Grandfather's · 1W ago

Spiritual Discipline for the Week – Listening – Sunday

Today in church, Pastor Sarah challenged us to practice the spiritual discipline of listening this week. She asked us to do three things every day. 1.  Sit still for a few minutes. Notice th...
No Longer "Not Your Grandfather's · 3W ago

2017 Intentions – May

As I said here, I dumped my original Star Word in favor of COURAGE. These are my intentions for the year. Let’s see how I’m doing showing COURAGE in each case. I will resist hatred, prejudic...
No Longer "Not Your Grandfather's · 1M ago

We Are Standing on Holy Ground

This phrase has been recurring for the last 48 hours. We sang it as one of our opening hymns for worship Sunday. I spent the last two afternoons in the garden, trying desperately to dig out ...
No Longer "Not Your Grandfather's · 1M ago

Mother’s Day – 2017

(This seems to be becoming a tradition…) Mother’s Day. Here’s a retrospective of pictures of Mama that’s I’ve published through the years. Here she is with HER grandmother, in 1921. Here is ...
No Longer "Not Your Grandfather's · 1M ago

2017 Intentions – April

Sorry, it’s Star Wars day and I’m just now getting around to writing this post. Mea Culpa. As I said here, I dumped my original Star Word in favor of COURAGE. These are my intentions for the...
No Longer "Not Your Grandfather's · 2M ago

Check-In

Check-in Physically – Pretty good – arthritis in my thumb is slowly improving Emotionally – Flat Mentally – Alert Spiritually – Solid Gratitude 1. Asparagus is beginning to sprout 2. Mental ...
No Longer "Not Your Grandfather's · 2M ago

On Sunday

It was on the Sunday that he pulled the wheat. They arrived with flowers, shuffling through the dawn as the dawn snuffed out the last candles of night. Their faces betrayed their belief that...
No Longer "Not Your Grandfather's · 2M ago

Wonder #rethinkchurch

This year for Lent I’m (again) following the posts from photo-a-day at #rethinkchurch  
No Longer "Not Your Grandfather's · 2M ago

Hope #rethinkchurch

This year for Lent I’m (again) following the posts from photo-a-day at #rethinkchurch