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Well-ness Words: Mind, Body & Soul

Gratitude “Praise the Lord! Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for He is good, for his steadfast love endures forever” (Psalm 106:7) “Good morning, Harold! How are you?”  “Thankful!” he would reply, all cheery-eyed, no matter the circumstance. Harold was a long-time member of the church he loved, my previous appointment, and had served in…

THANK YOU …

It needs to be said and it does not feel like nearly enough. But I thank you all for: The astonishing openness and attention of your hearts to preaching, worship, the world around you, the leading of God, and each other. Giving me the astonishing privilege of standing with you through the joys and heartaches…

I FIGURED IT OUT…

June of 1982 a brand new seminary graduate and full time pastor moved into the parsonage of Dunellen United Methodist Church.  He spent a day or so setting up the books, notebooks, files, and Smith-Corona electric typewriter by his desk. The next day I went into the office (I actually wore a jacket and tie.)…