Category Archives: Questions

Poem-a-Day…..My Mother and Lucille Clifton Have Tea by Parneshia Jones

My friend Joan sent me this poem from Poem-a-Day. She said she thought of me when she read it. Parneshia is right. We don’t have a name. I’ve told people that we are a club that no one wants to … Continue reading

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church thoughts (part two)

I saw this YouTube clip on Facebook this morning and it continues my discussion of “why do people stop attending church?” It doesn’t address the big sins of pastor pedophile and/or theft of resources. Some, of course, have left because … Continue reading

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narrow gate

“Enter through the narrow gate….. How narrow the gate and constricted the road that leads to life. And those who find it are few…. Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only … Continue reading

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Matthew 7:1-11 judging and prayer

Tom has asked me to choose songs for our worship time. I knew he was going to preach on the first part of Matthew chapter seven and I sent him this e-mail: Judging:  In my quick search, I can’t find … Continue reading

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Matthew 5:43 – Matthew 6:4

“So be perfect, just as your heavenly Father is perfect.”  Matthew 5:48 How in the world can anyone be perfect? Isn’t Jesus the only perfect person? Did Matthew misinterpret Jesus’ words? Is Jesus really asking us to be perfect? Luke … Continue reading

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Focusing

“What you focus on expands” I just read this quote in my Living Faith Devotional and it is so very true. We do this with kids all the time. If they are upset, we distract them and the crying lessens. … Continue reading

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Bibles??

“Blessed are you, O Lord……” Daniel 3: 52 During our last “grandma” trip to Roseburg, I asked Geneva what she learned during church school while we adults listened to the pastor’s sermon. She told me about the three young men … Continue reading

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