Discipleship

Discipleship

The women of our church had a half-day retreat up in Julian, a mountain community above San Diego. It featured 3 speakers, coffee and goodies to start, and then a delightful lunch. I almost didn’t make it as the battery in my car decided it didn’t want to work that...
Time to Retire?

Time to Retire?

Joyce, my agent of nearly 15 years, has finally closed her agency. She has spent more time in hospitals and rehab this year than at home and she and her son, who is also an agent, finally made the difficult decision to retire. I’m sad but understand. They have a...
Letting Go

Letting Go

Slipping softly down my face, Flow evidence of healing grace, That washes darkness from my heart And shadows that You bid depart. How can I weep for troubles past When loving arms still hold me fast? Oh Love that will not let me go, Enfold me in the Spirit’s flow, And...
The Ladies Retreat

The Ladies Retreat

Recently the women of my church had a half-day retreat up in Julian (a mountain community above San Diego). I got in my car Saturday morning to go pick up a friend, and it was totally dead! I had to call AAA to get it started and thus got a late start. We got there...
The Need for Prayer

The Need for Prayer

In answer to prayer, our church is starting a prayer team that will be up front at the end of each service to pray with people who need prayer for various reasons. It’s a great step and I’m glad to see we had almost 20 volunteers! We’ll serve every other month, after...
A Song in the Air

A Song in the Air

My young genius in Boston, John, is almost finished with my new song: “Tell Them.”  First stanza: Be a doer of the Word, be a voice that’s not been heard, wield the Spirit’s mighty sword, tell them about Jesus (3X) Very excited about this one. In another week it...