Friend to Friend

Our pastor's reflections on the spiritual life, on the life of our church community, and on our lives in general...

New Every Morning!

“It is of the Lord's mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not. They are new every morning:...


New Life is Nearby

It is only nine miles away. Nine miles goes by quickly if you are on a highway and driving 65 miles per hour. It goes...


Transformed By Jesus

“To this end I also labor, striving according to His working which works in me mightily” Colossians 1:29 Over the...


Walking with Jesus

“Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him, and he will act.” Psalm 37:5 (NRSV) Last Sunday, the Holy Spirit led our...


The "Mirepoix" of Faith

The week after Christmas I wasn’t feeling very well – actually, I felt pretty awful, so I decided to fix different...


The Right Time

“There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens.”   Ecclesiastes 3:1...


"Breath of Heaven"

Cathy Harris sang this song, “Breath of Heaven,” today – the first Sunday after Easter.  Generally, this song is...


Shining a Light in Our Backyard

With Thanksgiving coming up later this week, I'm thinking about getting together with my family and the special meal...


Garden Goodies

Tom, my husband, plants a garden every summer. During the winter/spring months, he looks through seed books and begins...


A Patchwork Life

I began sewing when I was about 9 or 10 years old. My mother sewed a lot of my clothing when I was younger, and I...


Once Upon a Time...

When our kids were little, I used to tell them stories at bedtime.


A Square Watermelon?

At the opening session of a Quaker retreat that my son, Chris, and I recently attended in North Carolina, Colin Saxton...


School? On Sunday?!

Growing up, my parents took me to Sunday school and church every Sunday morning.


An Attitude Adjustment

A friend of mine recently sent me an email with an interesting story. She also included a note saying that this story...


© 2020 Spiceland Friends Church