The Summer of 2014

Throughout the month of August, or so, I'm looking back at summers in my past, to see what my mood was like. I am testing a theory that my depressions are usually bad in the summertime, unless I'm doing some good inner emotional "work." Five years ago was the summer of 2014, and I have … Continue reading The Summer of 2014

Lifted Up the Pole

This is an adapted version of the sermon I preached this morning, the Fourth Sunday of Lent (year B). The gospel text was John 3:14-21. This was my first time preaching after a major winter storm came through our area nine days ago, knocking out power for several days.  An illustration for this sermon came … Continue reading Lifted Up the Pole