Hurry Up and Wait

RevGal MaryBeth Butler invites us to this Friday Five: Shhhhh…. Advent is coming. I tell you this, not to panic you, but as a quiet invitation. This time of year can be so busy with planning for Advent and Christmas, for those who work in churches and we who live close to them. Today, I…

A Year of Silence

Three days shy of a year of silence on this blog … Funny how it’s easy to say “Yea, God!” when things seemed to be going peacefully and sensibly. The last year has been neither peaceful nor sensible in many ways. Still, I wish I had been more vocal, even here, about the many “Yea,…

UNO!

Today is the last day of the two-week doctor-imposed “vow of silence” to give my voice a rest. She gave me a special dispensation for Sundays, so that I could preach and lead worship. Yesterday, I also did some talking at the two Bible studies I lead. Mostly, though, I have kept to it very…

Bits and Pieces

I made a pretty decent quiche last night out of some ham, mushrooms, onions and green pepper I had hanging around in my fridge. I modified Chef Larry’s Ham and Mushroom Quiche recipe to fit my ingredients. For fun and health, I put it in a whole wheat pie crust that made “healthy” pretty delicious.…