When it seems all is lost- love nudges us

In the year my Aunt Margarette died, and then my father, I began accompanying mother to Camp Nelson, Frankfort, Willisburg, and Rockbridge cemeteries. We cut lilacs, lilies, and Black-eyed Susans from her yard and placed them in coffee cans wrapped in aluminum foil. When mom moved into our home in Tennessee, we cut wildflowers from […]

Jesus- bigger than the Bible

Why did it take our Methodist Church some 1956 years to live into Jesus’ Easter commission of women preachers?  How do we square Paul’s teachings about women with the words and spirit of Jesus ?    Why are we so slow to follow? Luke chapter 10 begins with Jesus sending out 72 disciples healing and proclaiming that “The kingdom of God has come near […]