Trinity Presbyterian church invites you to join us in saying THANK YOU to our educators for a year well done this Saturday, May 20, from 6 – 8 p.m. There will be a live bluegrass band, refreshments, and party favorites. Everyone is welcome!
One Day One day- A very fine day, Otherwise- I found myself In a strange place Filled with people I did not know, Each one carrying on As if it were a perfectly normal day And perfectly normal That I should be sitting here Bewildered And maybe even a tad bit dizzy (And a… Read more
This week I’d like to share a commencement speech given by my friend Wayne Meisel at St Andrews college in North Carolina: With my apologies to Mr. Kipling, I came up with my own Ode. “If, then… An Ode to the class of 2017” If you’re thirsty, drink water If you’re hungry, eat… Read more
Come join us as we celebrate all mom’s on May 14 at 10:30 a.m., followed by refreshments. We will also celebrate our graduates from Westview High School and UT-Martin.
WALKING THESE PATHS Walking these paths, Studying these trees, I see old friends I’ve not seen for years- Tulip, Poplar, Dogwood, Black Walnut. I meet acquaintances From decades past- Magnolia, Redbud, Maples galore. I meet strangers, and ask their name But they only whisper Something lost in the breeze. All this is a tad bit… Read more
Here is a poem I wrote on what was nearly the shortest day of the year. As our daylight now exceeds the dark, let’s all stretch our spirits as well as our legs, and pray for healing and shalom in the world as well as our bodies. There are some cold dark days In… Read more
Here’s a creed by a stranger that strikes me as the exact thing we disciples should be striving for in Eastertide, which after all is ALL the time since that first Easter morning. – Pastor George “Wage peace Conspire justice Plot goodness. Devise forgiveness. Scheme mercy Incite reconciliation. Foment inclusion Practice resurrection.”… Read more
Sometimes On A Sunday Afternoon Sometimes on a Sunday afternoon I fall asleep on the living room floor. Just about every Sunday after church I go out to dinner, Like Mom and Dad used to take us all, And cherish the condensation On the iced tea glass, And speak gently to the server, … Read more
Rejoice Always Rejoice, when they send flowers to your home And you are in the hospital Fifty miles away Rejoice, when they ask if you need anything Even though there is nothing you can have. Rejoice, when there is a tube stuck down your nose, Rejoice again, I say, rejoice! If that tube weighs a… Read more
Perspectives It will be Holy Week soon, My first one in the Bible Belt, And I imagine (perhaps too vividly) Being carried along like flotsam on a flooding river Of donkeys and palms and loud Hosannas Of crosses and tombs and wailing pilgrims, All holy for sure but too fast and too loud And too… Read more