Whiter than snow

Whiter than snow

We received several “bursts” of snow this week. I just love snow. (I know that I probably lost about half of those reading this column bec...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Nice is a matter of perspective

Nice is a matter of perspective

Sitting in the living room the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage and me were enjoying some hot apple cider tea and listening to some Christmas music....

December 7th, 2017 |  


What does Christmas mean to you?

What does Christmas mean to you?

The Christmas Season is upon us. I have already seen people buying Christmas trees and have been told “Merry Christmas.” We have attended ...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Black Friday always results in red Monday

Black Friday always results in red Monday

I’m not sure who come up with this term “Black Friday” but I am definitely not for it. To me, Black Friday is rather devious and I k...

November 30th, 2017 |  


You can’t believe everything you read

You can’t believe everything you read

A few years ago, with the “magic” of the check-in button on Facebook, I “checked in to” Cancun, Mexico. A few hours later, I c...

November 30th, 2017 |  


Do as I say, not as I do

Do as I say, not as I do

Last week, I wrote about the importance of attending church, corporate worship and the importance of setting the right example for your children by th...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


Poor as I am, all I can give is thanks

Poor as I am, all I can give is thanks

The Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage and I were enjoying some hot cider tea. Nothing goes down quite as nice as a hot cider tea.It was rather a quie...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


Do you love the Lord? Do you, really?

Do you love the Lord? Do you, really?

As I was thinking about what to write for this week, I thought about this: how many times do we make a decision on Sunday morning not to go to church?...

November 16th, 2017 |  


As the cookie crumbles, so do my excuses

As the cookie crumbles, so do my excuses

Several weeks ago, I was at home alone when the doorbell rang. I answered the door to find representatives from a local Girl Scout troop doing what th...

November 16th, 2017 |  


This fall was a major trip for me

This fall was a major trip for me

This past week the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage said to me rather casually, “I guess you know today is November?”She’s always ...

November 9th, 2017 |