From the Rev

From the Rev, Dec. 12, 2014

Dear Friends,

I don’t usually do this but I received so many responses from folks about this past Wednesday’s ‘from the rev’ regarding my journey with my father’s final days and how it brought back many of your own memories. I was especially amazed at how many of our fathers used ‘Old Spice’ after shave lotion!. . . more

From the Rev, Dec. 10, 2014

Dear Friends,
 
I’ve been thinking a lot about my Dad recently. He died 17 years ago. He would have celebrated his 94th Birthday this past Thanksgiving. I was trying to get some organization to my office last week (again!) and came across a series of “From the Rev’s” I had written the last ten days of Dad’s life. He had Alzheimer’s the last three years of his life and did not recognize me for the last year… more

From the Rev, Dec. 3, 2014

Dear Friends,

I was talking with a young couple whose wedding I am officiating at in February. We were talking about commitment…to each other, to their marriage, to God, to their future. We talked about how important it is to be intentional about their life together, setting their goals for the future and what they want their marriage to look like five, ten, thirty years from now…. more

From the Rev Nov. 5, 2014

Dear Friends, When you wake up this morning the mid-term elections will be over. Some of you will be ecstatic with the results. Some of you will be devastated. All of us will be glad it’s over…at least for the time being. There is a good word for us today from my favorite author, … more

From the Rev Oct. 22, 2014

Dear Friends, Have you ever noticed your spouse’s new hairdo on Thursday only to be told that it’s been that way since Monday? Have you ever noticed a new business on your way to work only to learn that it’s been there for weeks? So often in the busy-ness of our daily routines we miss … more

From the Rev Oct. 15, 2014

Dear Friends, As I’m writing this email a tornado watch has just ended, it’s lightning, thundering, and pouring rain outside. It looks like it’s never going to stop. I’m guessing that as you read this email the sun is shining outside and it is a beautiful, cool fall day outside (if you live in Tallahassee!).… more

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