Remember how before this pandemic began that people looked down upon others in certain jobs or positions (and especially upon those without jobs)? If you didn’t have a degree you were considered worthless. I mean, really, who wants to be a cashier at a grocery store? Who wants to be the person who picks up trash? What wants to be the person who cleans the … Continue reading Who is Essential?
For many years now during Lent our parish has had a program to help the congregation grow in faith and in communion. Separating into individual groups those participating in the “small Lenten faith groups” then studied the same book or bible study as the other small groups. It has been a way to foster faith and community within our church throughout the 40 days of … Continue reading A Lenten Journey to Rediscover Jesus
I was sitting in my room, folding clothes, when Caroline came and asked me a question. “Mama,” she started, “is Daddy going to die?” Her questioned startled me. “I don’t think so. Why do you ask that?” I responded. She looked at me and said quietly, “Because he’s a policeman and bad guys want to kill him.” I didn’t know what to say. We have … Continue reading The Other Side of the Badge