Monthly Archives: November 2010

While Waiting in Line: First Sunday of Advent

“While Waiting in Line” Delivered to Church for the Highlands The First Sunday of Advent, November 28, 2010  Black Friday has come and gone.  Did you go?  Did you participate in saving our economy? If you did participate, what did … Continue reading

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What comes after Black Friday?

Green Sunday! This Sunday, November 28, is the first Sunday of Advent. It is also the day we “hang the green” to mark the beginning of our season of anticipation. We will light the candle of Hope, the first candle … Continue reading

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Ah! On Thanksgiving Day . . .

Ah! on Thanksgiving day…. When the care-wearied man seeks his mother once more, And the worn matron smiles where the girl smiled before. What moistens the lips and what brightens the eye? What calls back the past, like the rich … Continue reading

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Squeezing a week into three days and

I did manage to put together a graphic for Sunday, with the help of Jan Richardson at the Advent Door.

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Advent 1: Where Advent Begins

Where Advent Begins © Jan L. Richardson via theadventdoor.com Advent is one of my favorite seasons and I'm excited it arrives this Sunday. One of the things I love most about Advent is Jan Richardson's The Advent Door. Art is … Continue reading

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Starting early with one of these

cor·nu·co·pia noun \ˌkȯr-nə-ˈkō-pē-ə, -nyə-ˈ\  a curved goat's horn overflowing with fruit and ears of grain that is used as a decorative motif emblematic of abundance  (from Merriam-Webster.com) We will take a look inside one of these this Sunday (Nov. 14), exploring what's … Continue reading

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Haiku Friday

It's a good day for a Haiku. And what a great diversion from all that work you have saved up for the last day of your workweek. How about trying your haiku here? I'm still learning how to Haiku, but … Continue reading

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God of the Living

“God of the Living” Luke 20:27-38 Delivered to Church for the Highlands Sunday, November 7, 2010    Rev. John Henson  Several holidays combined together last week, all of which had a common theme: death and the afterlife.  They were:  Halloween, … Continue reading

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God of the Living

The Gospel text (Luke 20:27-38) is a challenge this week, but, as I see it, fits right in with the other texts in the lectionary.  I see in each one a longing for something new, for resurrection.  Luke's account of … Continue reading

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What You Can See from A Tree

“What You Can See from A Tree”  Luke 19:1-10 Delivered to Church for the Highlands on Sunday, October 31, 2010  When was the last time you climbed a tree? Just thinking back to that time probably leads you to a … Continue reading

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