Monthly Archives: April 2017

Best Day EVER

Matthew 28:1-10 In addition to being Pastor Mary, I have another very important title:  Mom.  6-year-old Eleanor and 4-year-old Reid have given it to me.  One of the many perks they bring into my life is getting to listen to them talk… and they say such awesome stuff. Recently Eleanor and Reid have been into […]

A Dark Night

Exodus 12:1-4, 11-14 John 13:1-17, 31b – 35 Some nights are darker than others. Imagine the night of the last supper.  Jesus knows what the disciples do not:  “the hour had come” (John 13:1).  He sits around the table with his 12 closest friends, knowing that one is about to betray him, and 9 more […]

[Low] Power Pose

Philippians 2:5-11 Sit up as straight and tall as you can.  Put your hands on your hips with your elbows pointed out.  If you’re able, stand up and place your feet a little wider than hip width apart. Got it? If so, you’ve now assumed the “Wonder Woman.”   This kind of body language is […]

Cart and Horse

Romans 12:9-21 The order of things matters. As definitive evidence, I submit to you one of my favorite expressions: “Don’t put the cart before the horse.” As in: If you want a date night with your husband, don’t make big, elaborate plans and then see if you can get a sitter. That’s like putting the […]