Monthly Archives: May 2015

When Death Doesn’t Knock

In the journey of life there are times when there are conditions worse than death. The closest I’ve gotten to that—albeit distanced because I was praying as pastor and not experiencing as parishioner—was when two men suffered through Amyotrophic Lateral … Continue reading

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The Ministry Of Dance

When words are not necessary. From my dear friend, Roger Rydstrom. The ministry of dance.

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You Make Us More Than We Are

Not sure about anyone else. But, since this is a personal blog, believe it’s okay to share personal impressions. I had to smile…and maybe even a quiet laugh [yep, I’m able for that] when someone invited me to apply for … Continue reading

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A Bird In The Hand–God In Her Heart

Three things, which makes it a Trinity [3 in 1]. First. One of the joys of writing blogs is the ways in which so many of you respond. Received a note from a Seattle friend…have permission to print same. I … Continue reading

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The Right Thing To Do

One of the most apt questions that should guide and encourage the manner of life we live is this, “How is love best served?” To that I add another: “What is the right thing to do?” Believe me. That is … Continue reading

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Blowing A Whistle Against Racism

Uhlich Children’s Home in Chicago was for children and youth who were sent there. They didn’t apply. No honors awaited them. It was St. Pauls church’s reason for founding Uhlich: the children and youth needed an environment of caring. Most … Continue reading

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Wisdom Shared From A Valued Friend: Roots and Wings

[Please note: this blog was written on Saturday, May 23, 2015, sent on Monday, May 25, 2015] Tomorrow, Sunday, May 24, 2015, is Pentecost Sunday. A day that should be more valued and celebrated than it is. In fact some … Continue reading

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