Monthly Archives: March 2011

The Start of Summer

Spring has been flirting with us. First we have a couple of days of warm weather. Then we get five inches of snow dumped on us with temperatures back in Winter’s territory. But no matter … today is the first … Continue reading

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A Sermon They Won’t Soon Forget

My pastor preaches “illustrated sermons” on occasion. Sunday was one of those days. He was preaching about the baptism of the Holy Ghost and the need to be immersed in the Spirit. He chose to illustrate it using water baptism … Continue reading

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Look For The Union Label

Yesterday I heard a short piece on the radio about the 100th anniversary of a terrible fire at the Triangle Shirtwaist factory. As I remember, 160 young women lost their lives in that fire … due in large part to … Continue reading

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Frightening Figures

In the weekly newspaper which came yesterday there was an article about how falls are serious health risks. It included some frightening figures. According to this article, one of three adults who are 65 or older will fall this year. … Continue reading

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Sounds of Spring

Last evening was the first day of spring here in the northern hemisphere. I’ve noticed some sounds which herald the arrival of spring better than a date on a calendar. First, the robins which make a nest each year in … Continue reading

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What A Meeting!

Thursday afternoon I attended the monthly diabetes support group meeting at a local hospital. These are usually interesting sessions but this month’s outdid itself. The topic for the meeting was sweeteners. The dietician/diabetes educator who presented the program was well … Continue reading

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Crazy Weather

Our weather is known to be changeable but it is outdoing itself this week. Monday I woke up to four inches of slushy snow. It snowed all day. Tuesday was grey and overcast with the temps hanging in the 30s. … Continue reading

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Pastoral Anniversary Weekend

This was the weekend my church celebrated the pastor’s 30th pastoral anniversary. We had a very nice weekend. Saturday afternoon was the banquet for the 30th Pastoral Anniversary. It was held at a banquet hall not far from the church. … Continue reading

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Japanese Earthquake

I was stunned when I learned of the earthquake off the coast of Japan. What is going on that there are so many earthquakes? I’m reminded of a Scripture verse that says something about the earth groaningĀ like a woman in … Continue reading

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Serendipity

When I was at Borders on Monday, I saw a book by Maeve Binchey. I briefly considered using my 40 percent off coupon to buy it but in the end elected to get a paperback by Laura Childs instead. Tuesday … Continue reading

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