I’ve always been fascinated by a particular sculpture that sits – literally sits – along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia. Auguste Rodin fashioned “The Thinker” in order to conjure up images of deep philosophical or reflective thought. Originally it was a piece designed to represent the very pensive Dante Alighieri as he contemplated writing … [Read more…]
My late Finnish mother-in-law, sturdy and strong, though petite, grew up during the days of the Russian incursion into her homeland. She lost her only sibling, a brother, during one of the battles. So she was never able to laser off all the emotional scars that were tattooed onto her life. Thus, when in her … [Read more…]
Come this Sunday to hear guest speaker, Rev. Glenn Davis, preach from Psalm 1 in a sermon entitled “God Bless You”. It’s sure to be a message that’s nothing to sneeze about!
To live above with saints I love, Oh, won’t that be glory. But to live below with saints I know, now that’s a different story.” Sadly, even in churches, personal agendas create schisms. Favoritism breeds disputes. Gossip splinters relationships. The church is supposed to be the one place where people come out of the … [Read more…]