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On This Day…What Does it Matter?

DID YOU KNOW THAT ON THIS DAY IN… …1594 Henri the IV was crowned the King of France? …1678 Earl of Shaftesbury was freed from the Tower of London? …1801 Washington, D.C., was placed under Congressional jurisdiction? …1813 Congress authorized the use of steamboats to transport mail? …1951 the 22nd amendment was ratified, limiting US […]

Same House, Same Room, and…

THIS WEEK ERIN AND I ARE TAKING ANNA to see her grandparents and other extended family, having a wonderful time as everyone enjoys seeing Anna (& Erin!) As part of their preparation for Anna, my parents took what was at one time my room and transformed it into a nursery, complete with a combination of […]

A Monochrome Bulletin and Grace

WE ARE ONLY A COUPLE OF WEEKS AWAY from Ash Wednesday, which means that we are in the final planning stages for what is one of the truly unique services of the Christian year. Working on the bulletin for that service got me thinking about one of the truly traumatic things that affects our families, our […]

Who Saw this Coming?

Man, I must admit this morning that I am less than thrilled with the outcome of last night’s Super Bowl. For quite some time, I have not been a fan of the New England Patriots, and I was more than a little excited when Atlanta went up by 25. And yet, even with that kind […]