How Do We Spend Our Days?

How we spend our days is how we spend our lives. I heard those words on a podcast as I drove to Elmsdale this past week. They were written by Annie Dillard, an American writer and poet, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for her book Pilgrim at Tinker Creek. Those words resonated with me strongly.…

Creating Community

  First of all, thank you to those who turned out for the meeting on Tuesday evening to share with the presbytery how you thought things were going in this Interim Ministry time, some of the joys and the challenges and then for inviting me to stay with you another year! This means I will…

You, Who Are…

There is a song from the French community of Taize which I often sing in the morning as a meditation: In the Lord I’ll be ever thankful In the Lord, I will rejoice Look to God, do not be afraid Lift up your voices the Lord is near Lift up your voices the Lord is…

This Is Me… On Drugs

This is our drug cupboard, and you don’t see the containers behind those!  I consider myself a fairly healthy mid-fifties woman, who nevertheless relies on a daily regimen of drugs, both prescription and OTC to stay that way. Each morning I portion out the pills: three different ones for my aching joints, one to keep my…