Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Plugged into Grace

This blog was inspired by Matthew 15:(10-20), 21-28: The Faith of a Canaanite *** Jesus did not say a word when the disciples asked him to send away the Canaanite woman.  He says nothing. Perhaps he is remembering what he … Continue reading

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Treasure

In a drawer where I keep tea-towels, I came across a secret compartment and found treasure, a bag containing silverware. Three pieces were vintage children’s cutlery, mementos from a Disney trip: Micky, Minnie, and Donald. I speculated that the former owner, … Continue reading

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Spiritual Refreshment–The Light of the World

  Today is a special feast day in the life of the church called Transfiguration.  It’s when three of the disciples go with Jesus up onto a mountain and experience a numinous, a supernatural moment, a moment of intense light. … Continue reading

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The Grouse of Helplessness

  We are living in anxious times. I took a walk on a nature trail and startled a grouse and watched him flurry away. When I got back to my house, I noticed something brown lying on the ground. It … Continue reading

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Coming Soon–Prequel to the Ten Yen Series of Mystical Novels

If you are interested in spirituality, miracles, and the supernatural, perhaps the Ten Yen books will interest you? Ten Yen True, the second book in the series, was the first one written. It came about because of a mysterious coin … Continue reading

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God’s Yeast–blog

  This blog was inspired by Genesis 29:15-28 and Matthew 13:31-52 The stories of the Bible teach us so much about human nature. Jacob was a quiet lad like his mother-he preferred cooking and staying indoors. Jung the eminent therapist … Continue reading

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Wild Flowers or Weeds?

This beautiful display of wild flowers, now in my living room, graced Bates Memorial Church this morning.  A gift from a long term member. Since the scripture was about the Parable of Weeds, a spiritual anecdote told by Jesus to demonstrate human … Continue reading

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Shining Like the Sun

Inspired by Genesis 28:10-17  and Matthew 13:24-30 Did you know that if you stand still for an entire day, you will have traveled almost 25,000 miles? That’s the circumference of the earth. Furthermore, you will have moved 1.59 million miles … Continue reading

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Seeds for the Soul

Inspired by Matthew 13: 1-23 The Parable of the Sower Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, a light unto my path. Gertrude Weaver who lives in Little Rock, Arkansas just turned one hundred and sixteen. She is the … Continue reading

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Newness of Life

Inspired by Genesis 24:34-67 We never know when times will change. We never know what we might be called to do by God. Fourth of July celebration is about newness of life. Many are home to be with family. We … Continue reading

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