This morning, in a flash, I remembered A sunny May day in Jefferson Maryland- A moment, really, At a country store- Concrete steps, glass door, One single linoleum counter- A Tastykake Some chocolate milk And then I returned to today, Wondering what was so vivid about that long-ago day? Not the Tastykake Not even… Read more
Monthly Archives: May 2018
“A noose was tied around the negro’s neck, but when Mrs. White’s husband refused to be the executioner, the mob returned the prisoner to jail and released the sheriff. Later the mob reassembled and secured the negro and hanged him.” -Newspaper account of the lynching of Mallie Wilson, Dresden Tennessee, September 4, 2015 … Read more
Join us for worship on Sunday, May 20, as we celebrate Pentecost. Please wear red if you can. Worship begins at 10:30 a.m. followed by refreshments. Everyone is welcome!
Heroes get tired, too. I have seen them cry. They fail, sometimes. They can be afraid, Uncertain and have regrets. They grow weary of the journey, They get blisters on their soul. It must take something special to be a hero, Sometimes that looks like love. George R. Pasley May 9, 2018 Jasper,… Read more
I am persuaded That suffering is both particle and wave, That it both persists and wanes, That we endure it by stubbornness And prevail against it by hope And agility And by surprise. Likewise I am persuaded That grace is simultaneously The most necessary and The least understood Of the spiritual elements. It too… Read more