Monthly Archives: February 2013

The Power of Words

“Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me.” Yesterday, I had an encounter with someone who made a statement about the mother of the seven children I came to know at First Light nearly a … Continue reading

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Lent? Again?

“Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return.” Today, the Christian world enters the liturgical season known as Lent, and many of us will enter it by way of ashes.  It is Ash Wednesday, and during worship … Continue reading

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Life is Fragile; Love is Not

I was reminded today of something I have learned before from my own life experience: life is short and fragile; none of us is promised tomorrow.  Today, a clergy colleague who lived in North Carolina where she worked in youth … Continue reading

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