Epiphany at Heatherhope Set for January 6, 2013

You are cordially invited to a winter tradition: Epiphany at Heatherhope.

Part of Epiphany celebraton at Heatherhope is a traditional burning of the greens. Photo by John

 

Come alone, with a friend, or with your whole family.

Festivities will be on Sunday, January 6 and run from 4:30 p.m. till 7:30 p.m. or so.

We will start […]

The Glories of Glum and Sheep Keepers New Year

            Lots of people complain when clouds and rains come. They think it dreary.  Not me—especially when we have endured the long, hot, dry summer of 2012. I complained when there was not a cloud in the sky for days and weeks on end and the grass stopped growing when spring rains didn’t materialize and […]

Healing the Body Politic

 

Sometimes it takes a painful, physical experience to unlock an imprisoned mind.  It was early sunrise the day after our country’s birthday.  I had hardly slept a wink that night.  Now I was on my way to the hospital emergency room with my worried husband at the wheel.  Neck pain that seemed to escalate […]

Love, Not Loopholes: Reflections on Mark 10:2-16

W. C. Fields wasn’t the only one who to read the Bible “looking for loopholes.” The Pharisees were noted experts in God’s law codes, and yet they wanted to know Jesus’ opinion: “Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife.”

I’m certain they went on, as many rabbis did, to wonder if, when […]