Monthly Archives: May 2010

A Bittersweet Day

Today is my last day of classes at MTSO and I am feeling a mix of emotions from sheer joy to deep sadness. There were times along this journey when I thought this day would never come. At other times … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on Mother’s Day

Tomorrow is Mother’s Day, a day on the calendar when we pause to say thank you to our mothers, grandmothers, aunts, and other women in our lives who have influenced us and shaped us. I must admit that I struggle … Continue reading

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A plea to my parishioners

Worship at Smithville on Sunday was great! Attendance was good and everyone seemed truly glad to be there. A friend of the congregation had recently been on a mission trip to New Orleans and he told some stories of their … Continue reading

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Where Did April Go?

As I sit here writing today, I realize that I had no blog posts at all during the month of April. It seems that every time I thought to myself “I really need to update my blog,” some other more … Continue reading

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